Areas of Focus

It doesn't have to be lonely at the top.
Most leaders appear confident on the outside. But what's going on inside?

It might surprise you to learn that very few leaders are actually as confident as they look. So how do you gain the confidence to lead effectively?

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Why put aside your differences when
you can put them to work for you?

What's the difference between a group
of people and a team? Where a group
is just a collection of individuals, a team is a something more.

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Every success story has to start somewhere.

If you're ready to make changes, where do you start? It probably wouldn't surprise you if we said that the best
place to start is with the humans. That means you and the people around you.

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Q:Is fast always better?


A: Brainstorming and quick responses have become the norm in the ways we work together. We expect people to give us their best answers on the spur of the moment. Some of us are able to do that – having the ability to rapidly process, and so we thrive under these conditions. Most of us, however, do better with a bit (or a lot) more time to think things through. And our best answers may come after sleeping on it. So if you want better contributions from more of your folks, you might want to give them a heads up. Send them the question the day before, invite them to think it over and come prepared to share their thoughts. Give the ruminators time to add in their rich contributions.

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