Do they know where they are going?

I once had a leader tell me about all the bad decisions his team was making. He went on to tell me how he is always on his phone to ensure things do not fall off the rails. He was frustrated and tired. If you share a similar story, you may want to ask do people know...

Leader – How well do you know yourself?

I am continually upgrading my skills through courses, reading and numerous other means. My experiences feed the wisdom to know what’s needed. Skill and wisdom are important, but neither will help my leadership if I don’t know what makes me tick. How do my...

Do you care about people?

For most of my career, I have witnessed a decline in companies focusing on their people. I’ve seen training budgets slashed, increased pressure on delivery at all costs, and sacrificing product stability for the sake of getting it out early. What makes your...

Fake it until you make it

When you bump into a new situation, do you fake it until you make it? There are times I fake it, and when I do, I never hide this fact. I can only assume you are out of your comfort zone when you are faking it. When you are out of your comfort zone, you will feel...

Are you looking at symptoms or problems

How do you know the difference between a symptom and a problem? It can be difficult, if not impossible, to tell the difference. Sometimes problems present as symptoms, and symptoms present like problems. What might be different if you looked at everything as a...