In todays competitive world, the small things sometimes measure the fine line between success and failure:1. The caring smile of each employee.2. The extra effort to meet a deadline.3. One final ch...
Many workplace studies show that at least 25 percent of workers said they were capable of doing 50 percent more work. On average, they estimated they could do 26 percent more. But why do they not? Abo...
Complexity. Change. Uncertainty. These are the "givens" in your world. Yet, one simple "rule of business" remains constant. Your organization's ability to execute is the ultimate determinant of your ...
"I am nothing special; of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts, and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved ...
Accountability - much talked about and little practiced. If your corporate culture doesn't have a few key behaviors, the discipline of accountability will remain elusive in your organization. These b...
It's the ability to engage in quality conversations that sets high-performing teams apart. And there are significant commercial advantages, too - not least, better decision-making, improved efficiency...
Bob moved to a new company, and it wasn't too many days before he was invited to a meeting. The meeting announcement he received said that the meeting started at 9 am in room 105. At 8:55 he walked ...
We're surrounded by examples of great, and not-so-great, teamwork. Recently I flew to Los Angeles, visited relatives, took in a parade with floats, bands and street performers, saw a football game and...
Why can't people just get their job done?Why is it so hard?Why are some people so difficult?Do any of these sound familiar? Most of us have asked these questions (or similar ones) many times.Regardles...
We celebrate all sorts of things in our lives; birthdays, anniversaries, championships … achievements of all sorts. We celebrate all of these things individually or with our family and friends and th...