Today’s Challenge: Leading in a New Environment

Here’s the context for today’s question: “I am a new leader in my organization. However, I am not a new leader – I have leadership experience in a previous company. Unfortunately, my experience doesn’t seem to count here. I’m having trouble getting traction in my new role. What advice do you have for me?”  »  Read More

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2015 – A Fresh Start or More of the Same?

I was staring at a blank laptop screen thinking about the future. I was considering a simple question; one I’ve answered every year for decades: what do I want to be true in my life in a year that is not true today?  »  Read More

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Questions: Worth Their Weight in Gold

As a follow-up to my recent posts on the importance of thinking for leaders, I promised to share some of my favorite questions to stimulate the process. The truth is, there are countless questions with the power to unlock endless possibilities. What follows are some of the ones I return to over and over again.  »  Read More

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Today’s Challenge: Has Your Team Been Hijacked?

Who should lead your team? The answer may not be as clear as you think. But it may be one of the most important decisions you’ll make if you are trying to build a high performance team.  »  Read More

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Think…Better! (Part 2)

One of my favorite movies in recent years was Limitless. I don’t know if you saw it or not; it was about a little pill which let people tap into their brain’s full potential. Unfortunately, that pill doesn’t exist. So, on Monday, I started this post on how to Think…Better!  »  Read More

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IBM founder, Thomas Watson Sr., was famous for his admonition for his people to THINK. He worked diligently to build an organization in which thinking could become a competitive advantage. My goal is more ambitious: I want to help leaders around the world think better!  »  Read More

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