Leading in Uncertainty During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Leading in Uncertainty During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How You Can Be A Leader Right Now The coronavirus has affected us all. For the first time in over a century, we are affected by what can be truly called a pandemic. This has led to all of us feeling a bit unsettled in this new uncertainty. Events that were considered...
Learning to Lead by Stepping Back

Learning to Lead by Stepping Back

What Does It Mean To Lead By Stepping Back? Recently I read The Servant as Leader by Robert Greenleaf as part of the Greenleaf Center’s Foundations Certification course, which I took with my friends at Third River Partners. In the essay, Greenleaf proposes how one can...
Teammates on the Bench? Contribute Value Despite Roadblocks

Teammates on the Bench? Contribute Value Despite Roadblocks

Navigating Team Roadblocks Great Ideas Going Stale While No One Implements Them? We’ve all been there. A great meeting of the minds with a flurry of ideas and possibilities ends with the hopeful expectation of all that can be done to improve the team’s situation. Then...
The Best Multigenerational Teams Do This

The Best Multigenerational Teams Do This

The Workplace has changed.  The Marketplace has changed.  Leadership needs to change. We now have five generations in the workforce, with more age diversity than ever before! Multigenerational Teams are seeing that the dynamics of how to work together are changing....
4 Principles for Meaningful Team Values

4 Principles for Meaningful Team Values

Does Your Team Know What You Value? Over the years, I have used organizational value statements in helping executives clarify their strategic vision and put it into a plan. Too often, when drilling into their values, I find that even the Execs aren’t really sure what...
Think Twice Before Calling Your People… “Resources”

Think Twice Before Calling Your People… “Resources”

Still calling your team members “resources”? It’s time to stop. So, what do I mean by that? It means that if we want to be better serving leaders, leaders who legitimately care about the people on their team, we are not well served by language that...