sustainable cultures built by managing differences

Sustainable Cultures Built By Managing Differences

This article first appeared on HR Management. We previously focused on How would employees describe your culture? That is, culture and the role leadership has in shaping it. Now, let’s talk about implementing culture. How do you gain the insights to identify talents and behaviors to deliver a healthy culture that leads to the delivery […]

Leadership

11 Leadership Styles That Shape A Winning Organization

Building and shaping the culture of an organization begins with the behavior of the leaders. When leaders are behaviorally smart, and understand their leadership and communication style, they are more likely to set the kind of example they want everyone to follow. There is no one leadership style fits all. The key, through self-awareness, is […]

The Battle of the Entrepreneur - We Cant Agree on Anything.

We Can’t Agree On Anything

What Contingent Liabilities are Your Employees Causing

What Contingent Liabilities are Your Employees Causing?

Rogue behavior costing $36 billion in legal bills since the financial crisis should give every Board member and Executive sleepless nights. Then add the cost to hire significant compliance and security management and staff to curb rogue behavior, and some serious questions need to be asked! What part does pressure to chase profitability encourage a […]

6 steps for a leader hired to change the culture a case study

6 Steps for a Leader Hired to Change the Culture, a Case Study

CASE STUDY: 6 Steps for a Leader to Change the Culture of a Team, Remove Roadblocks, Adapt Communication and Improve Processes. SITUATION: I was asked to consult a recently hired CFO help her team adapt to the significant changes needed to be made in how the team operated. Her team was perceived as not being […]

Are You Killing Productivity And Creativity

Are You Killing Productivity And Creativity?

I work with and coach many leaders and teams. Although each team is unique, there are some common themes I see as performance and productivity blockages. Are you suffering from one of these? 1. You have to be good at everything. There are many smart, good people I talk with, who can’t admit that they […]

Kill Me Its Another Meeting

Kill Me It’s Another Meeting

Some meetings should never take place!! When the leader of the meeting has no control over them, they are a waste of time. According to research from Harvard Business School and the London School of Economics, executives spend upwards of 18 hours per week – a third of their working week – in meetings. And […]

Investment Committee integrated graphic

Investment Committees through the Behavioral Intelligence Lens

Most investment committees have a very clear mission: Serve as stewards for assets of the organization they represent. Recruiting the right people to do that is critical to the success of the Investment Committee. But how do we define “right”? Is it a professional background? Education? Investment knowledge? And where does the diversity lens come […]

how do i get people to listen to me

How Do I Get People to Listen to Me?

Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth? 1998 Rush Hour movie starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker How many times have you been in a situation where you were trying to communicate with someone and it felt you might as well have been talking to the wall? I remember explaining […]