Leadership

Change? You Go First

Change? You Go First

I’m sitting on a train in Toronto waiting for departure…and waiting..and waiting. Finally, a voice…
How to Get Naked with Your Team

How to Get Naked with Your Team

I want to come across as professional and authoritative. They feel like a good suit,…
Catch them right-handed!

Catch them right-handed!

Let me guess. I bet you are dealing with a whole host of difficult problems…
Have you seen your stakeholders lately?

Have you seen your stakeholders lately?

Alan Weiss and Lisa Larter recently launched the book Masterful Marketing. These two incredibly successful…
You Need to be Two-Faced to Lead Change

You Need to be Two-Faced to Lead Change

Is your glass half empty or half full? We’ve all heard that phrase used to…
Your Job Is Not To Get The Best Performance From Your People

Your Job Is Not To Get The Best...

OK, I’ll admit, that is a misleading title. Because that is your job. It’s just…
You're Using the Wrong Ruler. How to Truly Measure Change

You're Using the Wrong Ruler. How to Truly...

Change leaders are always looking for a new ruler. “How do we best measure change?”…
Your “Lessons Learned” Sessions are a Waste of Time

Your “Lessons Learned” Sessions are a Waste of...

A few years ago I sat down with a senior project manager to swap stories…
"In sickness and in health" does not apply here

"In sickness and in health" does not apply...

I found this fascinating: “Last year in the U.K., the Office for National Statistics reported…
What kind of guide are you?

What kind of guide are you?

Prague is a beautiful city. I charged out of the hotel moments after dropping my…