Meetings – The Linchpin of Organizational Health

Recently, someone asked me how I know whether a client is really going to be successful in achieving organizational health. Read what organizational health really is It is a great question. While there are several factors involved in making such a prediction, I'm convinced that one single indicator demonstrates that a client really "gets it," that they are likely to experience the kind of transformation that only organizational health can bring about. Though that indicator isn't directly related to teamwork, clarity, communication or systems, it connects…

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What’s love got to do, got to do with it? – Is There a Place for Love in Leadership?

“A company is stronger if bound by love than by fear,” the late Herb Kelleher, co-founder, CEO and Chairman of Southwest Airlines, once said. I remember very clearly the first time I heard the word “love” uttered in a leadership context. I was about to teach a workshop on leadership to a group of up-and-coming junior officers. Before being introduced, the unit leader told the room full of mostly men they needed to love the people they were responsible for leading. You could have heard a…

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14 Secret Habits That Will Make You A More Effective Leader

I've been working with leaders for almost... a very long time. And in this blog, I’ve distilled down the “secret leadership habits” that define the best leaders I have ever met. Before you jump into the 14 Habits, I want to ask you: Why do you want to be a more effective leader? Your answer will be very personal to you. But I will tell you this: the best leaders have an answer. I’m sure you’re asking, are these really secrets? 14 Secret Leadership Habits To…

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