Management Principle: Unity

When team decisions are high risk and with potentially high impact, it’s important to get everyone’s thinking and judgment

Management Principle: Harmony

The cost of a well-functioning team is high. It requires transparency, a commitment to other’s success, and the kind of vulnerability that leads to risk-taking, which, for sure, ensures mistakes will be made.

A Behavioral Driven Performance Model

While it is a trend to create a diverse team in a workplace, I have found that companies are still using a standard performance model across the board to measure their behaviorally diverse teams performance. Several months ago I started evaluating consulting company’s performance evaluations. With much dismay I have found that most are using […]

Confidence Sustains Performance

In all areas of life, people talk about how they can improve and sustain performance. How do we get better results and keep good results regularly coming? This is true for people in their personal lives and careers, businesses, sporting teams and so on. Foundational to building performance to a high level is knowing your […]

Business Transformation

In recent weeks we have strongly focused our messaging around “business transformation”. In particular, the need to address the client experience that is being provided in order to transform. So often, leaders regularly talk about getting the right people on board, developing the team and the leadership, having the right product, focusing the business plan, […]

Effective Board Behavior

In recent months I have written a few blogs about corporate governance and business risk management. I have expressed the view that many of the corporate problems we have today are related to ineffective board governance. It has been interesting being in Europe for the past 2 weeks where this subject has come up in […]

Fix Corporate Behavior… Fix the Board

I have had some interesting discussions in the past few weeks with business leaders from many different industries and backgrounds in the United States. One of the areas that consistently comes up is poor corporate governance. As mentioned in my last blog most of the economic problems we have right now are due to the […]

Manage the Human Risks in Your Business

At the moment there is alot of talk about the collapsing business and financial environment. For everyone it is having an impact in all sorts of ways. Of course, we all look at the numbers side of the equation; but what about the people side? What are the human risks in your business? How are […]