Simplicity – The Secret of Successful Leadership

Simplicity – The Secret of Successful Leadership

We all admire a leader who can simplify a complex problem into an understandable, simple, explanation of the essential elements. We are motivated by the leader who can set out a clear, concise solution to a complex problem. Ultimately, in the best companies this leads...
10 Top Tips To Motivate Employees

10 Top Tips To Motivate Employees

I confess I find my own practical experience matches most of the social science research on why people come to work – as described in Daniel Pink’s Book Drive.  Daniel’s book spotlights the big three as mastery, autonomy, purpose. I’ve added...
10 Top Tips To Motivate Employees

How Do Employers Motivate Workers?

There was a great little article tucked away in the WSJ a few weeks ago. It’s worth summarizing the gist of it and unpacking for a few learning thoughts. Mozilla (maker of Firefox web browser) had a problem – how to fix bugs in its bug-fixing process....
Leaders – Watch the “Net” Effect

Leaders – Watch the “Net” Effect

I was reviewing the details of a large group the other day. The usual headlines, their overall sales and profits, their positioning on their website, org chart, blog posts, just getting a feel for their story. Of course I was looking at their “Net”...