Fifteen years have passed, but I (Tim) still remember the meeting as if it was yesterday. A dozen senior leaders were sitting around the conference table. I was leading them in an exercise to identify their core values. One of the executives frowned down at the materials in front of him, then caught my eye.… Continue reading Leadership Challenge: Are You Anchored or Adrift?
It is easy for a leader to wreck trust on their team. Too easy. If you as a leader are seeing a trust deficit within your team, ask yourself if you have contributed to the situation in one or more of the following seven ways: 1. You put the kibosh on communication. For trust to… Continue reading 7 Ways to Wreck Trust on Your Team
The hybrid office is much in the news today. There is a lot of talk about technologies and policies that can help optimize the post-pandemic work environment. Those are good discussions and necessary decisions, but something is at stake that is not being addressed nearly enough: the impact of the hybrid office on a company’s… Continue reading The Impact of the Hybrid Office on Core Values
The quarterly leadership team meeting had started like any other. I (Rip) was facilitating, and had opened the floor so that the team members could share good news, either personal or professional, to help them connect with one another. When we got to the newest member of the leadership team, however, things took an unexpected… Continue reading It Takes Courage to Live into Your Core Values
As a leader, what are your core values? Have you ever spent time sitting down and defining the core values you live out of every day? If the answer is “no,” the odds are that your behavior isn’t as consistent as it could be … and if your behavior isn’t consistent, neither will be the… Continue reading What Do You Really Value?