What Matters Most! 2 things you can do to stop sucking the life out of your Board of Directors

I have been blogging for over a year now, and one of the subjects that consistently receive the most readers are Boards of Directors and Board & Staff relation. I have decided to delve into this subject deeper with a 3-Part long blog format. Last week in Part 1, I wrote about the 4 things you can do to improve your board experience!   This week in Part 2 … What Matters Most & How do you stop sucking the life out of your Board of…

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Does your organization have a culture that expects reports or results?

Do you assign most of the work you need doing to teams? When you examine the output from these teams is examined, there are few measurable results.   Here’s an example of a client who wanted to reduce the time required to process sales orders. To make this happen, she asked me to lead a team made up of sales, IT, operations, finance, etc. Our team analyzed order times, benchmarked competitors, mapped processes, interviewed customers, and explored technology options.   The team presented recommendations to the…

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What is the one thing you need to turn a trusting team to a high performing team?

What is the one thing you need to turn a trusting team into a high performing team? Most people want to be part of something big! But how do you get there? The most amazing experiences in my life were when the work we were doing was hard and challenging. Like carrying a sledgehammer for weeks, working so hard the inside of my eyelids were sweating or flinging myself off of a cliff. People want and need to be challenged. Just think of the camping when…

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