Unlock Trust

Unlock Trust

“Trustworthy Leadership is the key to building and sustaining trust.” If you want high-velocity results, Unlock Trust in your team and organization. The reason is simple: when there’s a high trust level, you tend to get success generating behaviors —...
Accelerate Action

Accelerate Action

A recent survey found that 70% of CEOs said that pressure is increasing to deliver more in shorter timeframes. They’re feeling the effect of Time Compression ― what used to take months and years now happens in days and hours. This “Move Quickly” post is about how to...
Follow the Rule of Three

Follow the Rule of Three

The Rule of Three is a framework for focusing your attention on a vital few. It also makes things more memorable. People can remember three; add more and retention falls off.   Look around and you’ll find The Rule of Three in: Memorable quotes of great leaders...
Think Ahead

Think Ahead

In the heady days of my early career, I had a string of successes. Unfortunately, this gave me an exaggerated sense of my capabilities:  “I am the smartest person in the room!”  This illusion came to a screeching halt when a major economic downturn arrived. Suddenly,...
See The Big Picture

See The Big Picture

Imagine trying to watch a baseball game through a knothole in a fence. A ball flies by your knothole. You have no idea what it means. It’s not until you climb up and look at the whole playing field that you get a sense of what is really happening. You see the...