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17th Jan, 2021

What Should I Do Next – and The 50 Choices Dilemma

By |2021-01-17T13:24:28+00:00January 17th, 2021|0 Comments

What should I do next?  Isn’t that one of the most consistently asked questions.  Every great leader, manager and professional needs to make these decisions well to be highly successful.

I challenge leaders to address this systemically by considering their thinking and decision making on what I call the ‘50 Choices Dilemma.’

Very briefly it goes like this: You have 50 things […]

30th Nov, 2020

The Power of Gratitude – When Used All Year Long

By |2020-11-30T18:21:11+00:00November 30th, 2020|0 Comments

“Gratitude is the precursor to joy” is one of my favorite quotes – and a great guide to living.  In the midst of whatever is going on, personally and professionally, recognizing all that we are grateful for tunes your mind, attention, energy and spirit to a better state.  

When you really need to be at […]

4th Nov, 2020

Being Right is Insufficient for Being Effective

By |2020-11-04T14:39:47+00:00November 4th, 2020|0 Comments

I am sure you have encountered this situation before.  You give your client or colleague the absolute right answer to an important issue.  Instead of being grateful, they don’t appreciate, respect, nor recognize the value of your solution, work, or contribution to them.

We all want and enjoy a meaningful relationship where people appreciate and recognize the value of our solutions […]

23rd Oct, 2020

Four Levels of Leadership Decision-Making

By |2020-10-23T16:12:44+00:00October 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

When it comes to better decision-making process and skills, understanding how people think, evaluate and decide is immensely valuable. Your ability to be effective with both making and communicating decisions increases dramatically when you know where someone is in terms of their processing.  That includes recognizing what level they are operating on so you can help them make better decisions.

The […]

30th Sep, 2020

How to Lead Change

By |2020-09-30T23:03:50+00:00September 30th, 2020|0 Comments

The greatest key to success in dealing with significant change is to understand that change must be led – it cannot be managed. Managing implies an orderly application of plans, processes, and resources. Unfortunately change is rarely easily contained and channeled with a simple plan, predictable processes, and simply telling your resources what you expect of them.

When you are leading […]

17th Sep, 2020

What Drives Great Decision-Making?

By |2020-09-29T16:25:23+00:00September 17th, 2020|0 Comments

Here’s a link to a video that will add insight to today’s content – http://bit.ly/YourLineOfSight

Have you noticed how slow, inconsistent, and even incoherent most organizational decision-making is?

Have you wondered about what kind of process – if any – really exists for decision-making?

Whether you’re looking at your own organization’s ability to make meaningful decisions quickly, or your client’s inability to […]

10th Sep, 2020

Why Leadership Vision Matters

By |2020-09-29T16:25:36+00:00September 10th, 2020|0 Comments

What do the best and most successful leaders and organizations have and use that the less accomplished, under-performing leaders are missing?

The most successful have the keys to:

  • Clearer focus about what is most important and valuable
  • Faster decision making – at every level of the organization
  • Aligning efforts towards achieving what most matters for success
  • Connection to and sense of […]
25th Aug, 2020

Questions Every Leader Needs To Ask

By |2020-08-25T20:43:34+00:00August 25th, 2020|0 Comments

Every leader knows that the quality of his or her questions is a reflection of the quality of their thinking and produces the quality they experience with their people.

For many years, clients have heard me say that leadership is far more about the questions than the answers.  There are critical questions that:

  • Define your focus
  • Evaluate your progress
  • Expand your […]
29th Jul, 2020

The Greatest Sources of Miscommunication in Client Relationships

By |2020-07-28T13:44:26+00:00July 29th, 2020|0 Comments

When I ask skilled technical and service professionals and leaders what their single biggest challenge is, I almost always get the same response:

“My clients.”

For more than 25 years, I’ve been asking top-notch leaders, managers and professionals from all around the world this same question.  Whether they see themselves on the technology, marketing, consulting, sales, […]

10th Jul, 2020

What Are Your Contingency Plans?

By |2020-07-23T19:51:40+00:00July 10th, 2020|0 Comments

 

Have you had enough of the unforeseen and unexpected coming at you? The single most common comment leaders have said is “I wish I knew better what the future holds.” (of course when did we ever ‘know’ what the future holds?)There are ways to deal with the unexpected and unforeseen that almost nobody […]

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