Lessons From Formula E Racing For High-Performance Teams
Most Americans are familiar with Formula 1 racing, popularized by the Netflix show Drive to Survive. Much less well-known is a fascinating analog, Formula E racing, which was created in 2012 with a mission to show “just what sustainable mobility was capable of, driving electric vehicles to the fore in the race for a better, cleaner future.” […]
6 leaders share lessons gathered during the pandemic
What To Do When Your Organization Has Outgrown A Beloved Employee
Why Do Low-Performing Teams Still Exist?
What To Do If Asking For Help Makes You Uncomfortable
Soft Skills Are Too Hard For Too Many People
Achieving Our Goals, Supporting Each Other
New Year, New Effective Goal Setting Strategies
Office Politics Still Exist In A Virtual World
Business Transformation: From Collapse To Clarity
AI: Empowering A Better Way To Do Business
Sales Enablement In A Socially Distanced World: What Now
Merge And Destroy?
Say No To “Just Do It”
Ideas Are Easy, Commitment Is Not: How To Lead Change With Buy-In
Why Say No: Do You Control Your Calendar, Or Does Your Calendar Control You?
The CRO And The Evolution Of The Traditional Sales Model
Are Your “A” Players Getting Back In The Game?
4 Ways To Decrease Your Blind Spots As A Leader
How To Make Progress Against Your Goals
4 Questions to Consider When Choosing a Mentor (HBR Ascend)
Having a mentor can really help you grow and step up to the next level in your career, but only if you find a good one. When you are searching for one, how can you increase your odds of selecting an effective mentor? Read the full article via HBR Ascend.
How to Stop Babysitting Your Team (HBR Ascend)
As a new manager, you’re likely to want to “oversee” tasks that your direct reports are doing. It’s a natural urge to want control over the performance and output of your team. However, the compulsion to micromanage can actually hurt more than help your team. It can break down autonomy in the team, make your […]
Never Waste a Failure
“Never Waste a Failure” — Nick Saban Although heartbreaking for Georgia, Alabama’s win in last week’s football championship game was remarkable in many ways, not the least was Nick Saban’s decision to play his untested freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in the second half. Lots of lessons there! But what caught my attention was Saban’s […]
Two Points of Contact
I had my first-of-the-season shakedown cruise on the boat over the weekend. A lot happens on a shakedown, but nothing more important than remembering to always have two points of contact between me and the boat.This can be a foot and a hand, foot and a knee, and so on, but only one point is […]
We are Corporate Athletes
As Jim Lehr and Tony Schwartz point out with their Corporate Athlete concept, we all work in cycles – sometimes we are conscious of them, sometimes not – and I’ve just come off of a “put your head down and get it done” cycle. I completely underestimated the amount of mental energy involved in moving. […]