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Yes. I Am Asking For It

Let’s talk great feedback. What exactly is “great” feedback? We know it when we hear it, right? Unfortunately, we don’t often get helpful, timely feedback—let alone great feedback. This post reviews potential issues that influence the value of feedback and opportunities for generating and leveraging great feedback. Most of us appreciate hearing when our contributions [...]

2018-08-20T10:55:28-04:00August 18th, 2016|Executing Successfully, Leader Development, Leadership|

Leadership Manifesto

News media, particularly over the past decade, tends to suggest leadership failure as the norm. Reporting blunders, from foolish faux pas to serious ethical breaches, invites us to believe that great leadership is so rare as to be hardly attainable. When things go wrong, we see the painful outcomes in print, broadcast on television, and [...]

2018-08-20T11:00:29-04:00March 15th, 2016|Executing Successfully, Leader Development, Purpose|

True or False: Notice the Story

We humans are storytelling machines. For everything we see, hear and encounter, our brains instantly suggest assumptions to support a quick response. When do stories offer an advantage? On the way to the airport for a recent trip, I saw two men about a half-mile apart. The first was mid-twenties, in shorts and an olive [...]

2018-08-22T09:29:28-04:00November 30th, 2015|Executing Successfully, Leadership|

5 Steps to Identify Awesome Hires

In his recent LinkedIn post, Ryan Holmes, CEO of Hootsuite writes about optimal team sizes. The number to manage scaled growth successfully at Hootsuite is 10. But not just any ten. Holmes advocates for investing the vetting time to identify the right team members. In a prior organization, our leadership team came together to honestly assess [...]

2018-08-20T11:09:18-04:00August 5th, 2015|Executing Successfully, Leadership|

Chunks and Grit: Soul Rockin’ Formula for Success

Matthew Alan Sneed, used with permission January’s end approaches … you still have time to make progress on important objectives. Sadly, the first wave of individuals left their resolutions behind. We’ll hear all manner of rationalization from these folk, but let’s be clear: they gave up. And each person probably gave up [...]

2018-09-04T18:23:13-04:00January 27th, 2015|Executing Successfully, Leadership, Overcoming Challenge|

Five Secrets for 2015 Success

(c) 2013 Kathryn Bingham Gate and Path photo All Rights Reserved Transitioning from year-end to new year tends to prompt thoughts about what we’d like to be different in life and work. Did you craft a list of objectives or resolutions? If so, you’ll need a strategy. Let these five secrets start [...]

2018-09-04T18:25:29-04:00January 3rd, 2015|Essentialism, Executing Successfully, Leadership|

Coming Soon: New course options!

Join the current Explorers membership in the LEADistics Client Portal. We’ll be launching two additional courses in October, 2018.