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Undermanagement Chases Away Top Players

Is Undermanagement Chasing Away the Top Players in Your Organization?

There’s a lot of confusion out there today about the real meaning of leadership. In my opinion, leadership is not about creating a group of …

Growing Leaders, Growing Companies, Episode #12: How to Be a Great Boss

At the helm of every great company, you’ll find a leadership team packed with great bosses. These leaders and managers have become adept at getting …

Predict Using Back to the Future Thinking

Using “Back from the Future Thinking” to Forecast Beyond 90 Days

One of the 5 Leadership Abilities you need to master is the ability to predict the future of your organization. This includes both the short …

5 Leadership Abilities

Break Through the Ceiling with These 5 Leadership Abilities

As we discussed in the first episode of the Growing Leaders, Growing Companies podcast, all organizations hit the ceiling at some point. Growth stops. You’re …

Growing Leaders, Growing Companies, Episode #11: Building a Culture That Attracts Key Talent – the Simple Way

When you want to get better at hiring and keeping the “right people,” look no further than your culture.  Creating a great culture is a …

Employee Reviews

Rediscovering the “Joy” in Employee Reviews

For many of you, it’s that time of year again: that time when you sit your employees down and tell them what you really think …

Why Organizations Naturally Increase in Complexity—and What to Do About It

I’ve been fortunate enough to have the privilege of working with leadership teams in over 1500 organizations in my 30 years as a business advisor. …

Growing Leaders, Growing Companies Episode #9: Actualize a Compelling Vision for Your Organization Through Your Ability to Predict

As one of the Five Leadership Abilities in the Entrepreneurial Operating System, your ability to predict gives you a much-needed opportunity to spend time in …

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Delegate? Find Out in Three Steps

Many executives pride themselves on being able to do everything. However, at a certain point, you need to be able to delegate in order to …

The Leadership Ability to Simplify

Growing Leaders, Growing Companies Episode #8: Simplify Your Business for Greater Focus and Momentum

Organizations aren’t inherently designed to be simple and efficient. However, when complexity creeps into your organization, confusion takes over. Without the clarity of simplicity, it’s not obvious …