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Accountability Done Right

Posted on May 17, 2021
Why does accountability seem so difficult for most people? Your coworkers don’t deliver on time, your employees are not meeting standards, and even your boss doesn’t follow through on things she has promised. These are signs of a lack of accountability in the culture of an organization or team. Some of the most common reasons people fail to create an accountable culture include: Failing to create psychological safety Failing to set clear expectations Failing to
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Brain Food for Fearless Leaders

Posted on April 19, 2021
Leadership requires being open to new ideas and one of the best ways to expose yourself to new thinking is through reading. We recommend leaders read not only from their technical field, or on the topic of leadership, but from a wide range of disciplines to look for application in your world, or to stretch your thinking and keep growing in your knowledge and ability to embrace paradoxical ideas. Some of our recent favorite books

Only the Agile Survive

Posted on March 12, 2021
Having worked with many organizations going through change (whether small or significant), one thing we’ve learned about agility is that the more agile an organization is, the more change resilient they are, and the more opportunities they manage to pursue. When the word agile is mentioned, most of us think of the well-known Agile Process developed for faster software development. While the agile process does not fit many business models, there are key tenets in
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“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.” ― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities   2020 was a rough year for

Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Posted on February 9, 2021
The new year is upon us – many people are setting new years’ resolutions and goals; whether that be health, fitness, work, family, travel, community, etc. We are big advocates of setting goals, making them SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-bound), writing them down, tracking progress, and re-visiting them regularly to make sure they are still relevant. That being said – possibly more important than setting goals, is assessing the kind of leader (and

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