The Ceiling

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 …

Think in Threes to Simplify Your Business

Keeping things simple helps you stay focused, and it helps your team stay focused. Thinking in threes is an effective technique that can help you …

Solve Recruitment and Retention Problems Resulting from Undermanagement

Growing Leaders, Growing Companies Episode #10: Uproot Undermanagement, the Source of Your People Problems

Almost all the companies we work with are struggling with a particular form of people problems, namely 1) recruiting top talent to fill open positions …

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 …

The Five Things You Should Never Delegate

Although delegation is an ability that will help you and your company break through the ceiling, 30+ years of consulting experience have taught us a …