How well are you executing strategy?

Many CEOs believe that developing strategy is their responsibility while subordinates should handle the execution part. Here's a better way for executing strategy.

Being Prepared For Unexpected Opportunities

Your big break might come when you least expect it There’s a renowned Canadian opera singer who has been performing for over twenty years, and from nearly the beginning of his…

Publish On LinkedIn To Build Your Profile And Gain Insight On Your Ideas

In February LinkedIn announced that their publishing platform—formerly just for invited influencers—would be opened up for all members: The Definitive Professional Publishing Platform. By now, most (if not all) LinkedIn…

Taking the tough stand

There is a trope that is used in storytelling about the leader who has to make the tough call. The one that means that he or she will die or…

There’s a difference between going all in and going overboard

I don’t know what it is about people, but we love fads. Throughout history we have fad after fad. I’m not just talking about the 20th century, I’m talking about…

Are you letting your employees succeed?

It’s probably happened to you countless times and you never really thought about it. You are trying to resolve some customer service issue and the service representative says something like…

When was the last time you took a fresh look at things?

Same old, same old. Same sh-t, different day. We say these things off handedly all the time. Nothing is different. Yeah, we try to think about each new day as…

5 Steps to Fixing a Broken Team

While we always want teams to work out and go well, sometimes they just don’t. Fixing a broken team can be a very painful process, but it doesn’t have to…

5 Real Tips to Get More Done at Work

Let’s admit it, a lot of us (most?) have way too many days where we end the day without feeling like we did anything productive. The whole “did I move…

Encouraging Attention to Detail Starts at the Top

A recent LinkedIn Thought Leaders post—The Most Underestimated Skill of A Great Leader—focused on the idea that being an execution driven organization is essential to success and at the heart…