Donald Trump, in his interview with Megyn Kelly last night, opened a window to a critical leadership trait. This trait is so central to any leader’s success that if you don’t have it, you will never make it in the business world. It is a trait Mark Zuckerberg and Indra Nooyi have. It is a trait Jack Welch wrote a whole book on. It is key to what enabled Ghandi and Martin Luther King, Jr. to succeed. And… Read the full article >
Leaders – you should call, email, tweet, and instant message Kelly Ripa to thank her for what she did for you this week. If you listen closely to what she said, you will learn what most employees think and feel, but will never, ever tell you.
For those of you who didn’t follow the details of her story, she went live, on TV, and blasted her leadership for the lack of consideration. Then why am I telling you to thank… Read the full article >
A recent Wall Street Journal article (Click here to view) asks if U.S. productivity is missing or in hiding? The government says productivity has stalled and in some cases, fallen. Google says the country doesn’t have a productivity problem, it has a measurement problem.
Google is Wrong. The US Government is right. Never thought we would say that!
The US GOVT says productivity means economic output per hour. Google says we are not including the technical innovations, which make… Read the full article >
Metaphorically, the Euro Zone could be considered a ‘team’. But rather than functioning as an elite, high performing Team of Distinction, it displays the truth of the old saying that a team is as strong as its weakest link. Today’s Europe is comprised of many underperforming, uninspired silos swiftly on their way to becoming a Team of Extinction. Here’s why:
Mission Critical Thinking
The European “Team” consists of 28 states with 24 languages (of which 19 are… Read the full article >
As a lifelong advisor to organizations of all kinds and in varied geographies (including governmental units of the city of New York), my firm and I are often called upon to settle conflicts between people, their management and their co-workers.
Although this is often challenging, once you understand what is at the core of conflict and have a methodology for dealing with it, there is always a solution.
One of the universal keys to success is to address the issues as… Read the full article >