The leadership mindset does not lend itself to preparedness in the ordinary world of lists and notes. Rather, it falls into its own realm of a mental preparedness needed to take on the risk of leading change.
The St. Louis Blues went from being in last place in the league on January 3 to winning the Stanley Cup in June. What does hockey have to do with team dynamics and leadership? Here are the seven leadership lessons that I’ve learned this season.
As you scan the horizon of failed corporate change efforts, occasionally, you find an organization that successfully implemented a massive and permanent shift in behavior. Is the difference dumb luck, or can we learn from the best?
Every transformation is, at its core, about ideas. You can’t change fundamental behaviors without first changing fundamental beliefs. That’s why every change effort needs to start with training to indoctrinate the values and skills that will drive...
Whether you work in a small business, a nonprofit or a multinational corporation, dealing with change is part of the job. Coaching is one of the most effective ways for companies to get everyone on board and aligned for change projects of any magnitude.
Resistance to sales training often stems from learners’ self-image: “I’m not the kind of person who does this behavior.” This leads to a rubber band effect, whereby they learn new material but don’t implement it, because it conflicts with their...
To help people understand the challenges around change and its implementation, it’s important for organizations to look at three important areas of the business: its people, its culture and its processes.
In a fast-changing business world, there’s no such thing as certainty. Are you equipping your leaders with the skills they need to outmaneuver competitors as the digital revolution intensifies?
To prepare your workforce for digital transformation, it’s important to allay fears, change the way people approach technology, lead by example, and give everyone the tools and opportunities they need to pursue personal digital growth.