Did you have the fight yet?

Idea and teamwork concept Vintage bulbs on wall background

Something that has been on my mind recently is that so many executives are reluctant to have real conversations with their organizations. They prefer a “just go do it” type of interaction.

I have written about this here on the blog as well as in my book MOVE and even gave a TEDx talk about the value of unstructured conversation in successfully driving strategy. Read More

The non-secret to revenue growth and innovation

This month’s webinar was on Optimizing Revenue Growth and Innovation.

I was joined by business and sales strategy expert, Resa Pearson who talked about how to grow sales, and fuel innovation by involving your best sales people. Read More

3 ideas to greatly improve your business plan

3 strategy ideas              

As we begin the calendar year, I have received many questions about strategic business planning and how to make it more effective.

I have found myself repeating the same ideas, so I decided to collect them in a blog post, as well as create bundle of expert webinars on the topic. Read More

How Ruthless Priorities Drive Strategy

Every month I do a webinar on a topic of business leadership
as part of my membership program.

This month’s webinar was on Ruthless Priorities & Strategy.
(Get invited to future webinars)

If you missed it, you can download the podcast! Read More

Safe conversation, dangerous business

Last week in my blog I suggested you stop wasting time having status meetings.

This week I want to extend the conversation suggest you resist the urge to hide in too much complexity and detail.

The reason people and teams fall into this is because complexity can make you feel smart and safe. Read More

Stop having status meetings! 5 better things to do instead

If you take the time to collect your team in a room together, the last thing you should do is review status.

Status review meetings

I think this is an organizational habit that takes root when new managers have a staff meeting because they think they should, and then they are not sure what to talk about, so they ask each person to give an update about their work. Read More