One leader behavior gets 88% more “above and beyond” performance.
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How often do you find yourself doing work that’s just good enough? Steve Jobs reminds us why it’s important to prioritize and how less really can mean more.
In 1984, two scientists discovered an enzyme that helps protect people from premature cellular aging. What’s it got to do with approachability?
Have you ever heard of Gallup’s Q12 “engagement” factors? If you’ve been around HR for any length of time you are familiar with Gallup’s Q12 research
The author of this story is unknown. It was found in the billfold of Coach Paul Bear Bryant, Alabama, after he died in 1982.
When was the last time you really listened to someone? When was the last time someone really listened to you? Has it been a while? Do you remember how you felt after that conversation?
Do you ever think, “I don’t think this person cares about doing good work.” This is the Villain Assumption. Good leaders make the Hero Assumption instead.
There are 5 ways work will change in an AI economy. In our last post we looked at the ways AI and new technology is likely to impact our workplaces. Bottom line: work will change a LOT over the next 5-10 years
How are technology and artificial intelligence changing the future of work? In big ways. This means big challenges – and opportunities – for leaders.
While Stuart Smalley may be the king of positive affirmations, I’ve been talking about positive affirmations for work a lot more than usual the last few weeks…
How should leaders deal with “always on” change in the workplace? We often talk about change at work as if people universally resist it. Change is something people resist. Except when they don’t…
Last week, Phil delivered a keynote for the Arbuckle Area SHRM chapter and the Southern Oklahoma Leadership Luncheon. The topic? Follow up and follow through. "The real place where the rubber meets the road as a leader is, do I actually do what I say that I'm going to...
Can your kid’s X-Box teach you strategy execution? I got to spend some quality time with my kid and her X-Box this weekend while we survived the second straight week of major winter weather events that weren’t. Her favorite game is Forza, a car racing game that is amazingly accurate…
I received a great gift last week. My former intern Cameron Brown had a bound copy of his dissertation on leader approachability delivered to my office. I am proudly displaying it on my shelf next to a couple of other…
The New Year showed up again. If your office is anything like mine, that means a lot of talk about resolutions and a “better me.” Personally, I love this time of year. I love it because it encourages people to reexamine