Developing Others

Developing employees is accomplished by bring new experiences to the employee and the employee to new experiences.  In this video, Jason Jeffay challenges manager to think beyond competencies and capabilities and explore experiences. After viewing the video, answer a “Questions to Ask” and select an “Ideas for Action” to incorporate into your routine this week. Read More »

Empower to Go Faster

When Steve Strout played chess as a child, his dad taught him to think ahead five moves. He teaches that approach to everyone, at all levels. It allows the team to go faster — to learn faster, decide faster, recover faster. But you can only go as fast as the person in the front. After Read More »

Taking Your Team to the Next Level

A plethora of methods are available to build a competitive team that is capable of producing consistent results, often resulting in confusion as to which is best.  In this video, Elizabeth Doty, believes taking your team to the next level begins with viewing employees as a cohesive, integrated group. After viewing the video, answer a Read More »

Give Your People the Authority to Make Decisions

People on the front lines know what the problems are, but don’t have the authority to fix them. In this video, David Marquet, asserts organizations can delegate that authority when the front line people have technical competence and understand the organization. After viewing the video, answer a “Questions to Ask” and select an “Ideas for Read More »

Leaders Build Excellence in Others

It might sound like a cliche, says Monhla Hlahla, but the heart of leadership is seeing the best in others and bringing them alongside you.  In this video, Monhla Hlahla, asserts successful leadership is based on understanding people – what inspires them, motivates them, and is best about them. After viewing the video, answer a Read More »

Be a Belief Magnet and a Belief Maker

People who are belief magnets and belief makers draw other people close to them. In this video, John C. Maxwell discuss the art of empowering others. After viewing the video, answer a “Questions to Ask” and select an “Ideas for Action” to incorporate into your routine this week. Ideas for Action This week, try to Read More »

Achieve Goals with If-Then Plans

Goals like lose weight and exercise more are too vague. Increase your chances of achieving goals by pairing specific conditions with specific actions. If it’s 3:00 I will walk up and down three flights of stairs — exactly what to do, and when and where to do it.  In this video, Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson Read More »

Healthy Conversations

In this video Judith Glaser, introduces the three levels of a healthy conversations.  In a level #1 healthy conversation we exchange information non-judgmentally, just trying to connect. Level #2 is a positional conversation; one of us is advocating a position. Level #3 is a transformational conversation, where we are willing to be influenced by each Read More »