Technomanaged organizations have things backwards. They are organizations where people serve the systems or processes and customers are made to fit the organization.Read article »
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Most high-performing organizations use a wide variety of teams. Discover the Leading Teams approaches that can help you to avoid the pitfalls and pave your organization's pathway to success.Read article »
Improvement planning, process management, teams, skill development, and the like are either constrained or boosted by our organization's structure and support systems. If we are unhappy with the behavior of people on our team or in our organization, we need to take a closer look at the system and structure they're working in.Read article »
Take the courageous approach to leadership by building team commitment and ownership. Our "Energy Index" Assessment is a great place to start.Read article »
Leaders know that poor performance is like a highly contagious disease. The longer it goes unchecked, the more everyone suffers.Read article »
Effective leaders that inspire, energize, and arouse people to improved performance, can stand in front of a large or small group and express themselves with a clarity, conviction and credibility that stirs their audience or group members' feelings and emotions.Read article »
Trust and communication levels go together. The source of misunderstandings and mistrust is often in the leaders' behavior and lack of communication.Read article »
If we want people on our team or in our organizations to behave like business partners, we need to treat them that way. Education, combined with powerful communication systems, processes, and practices, is one of the keys to organizational learning and innovation.Read article »
Effective communication is no more a natural skill than leadership is a born trait. However, strong communication strategies, systems, and practices are necessary to keep everyone focused on goals and priorities while providing feedback on progress.Read article »
One deadly consequence of the management credibility gap is that employees emotionally distance and disengage themselves from their bosses and their organizations, and this we/they schism can have profoundly negative consequences.Read article »
In top performing organizations, each area of the "Performance Balance Triangle" is strong and constantly improving, allowing technology, systems, and processes to serve people.Read article »
Many managers are getting sucked into an incredible vortex of busyness and daily fire fighting in this 24/7, always-on, Blackberry culture. When left unchecked, the problem leads to burnout, turnover, morale problems, frenzied everything-is-urgent wheel spinning, and poor execution.Read article »