Leaders want dialog. You want the ability to discuss, debate, shape and influence a decision before it is made. The people you lead — or your teenage daughter, or the committee members at church, or the division heads of your organization — want the same thing with you. Honest, open dialog facilitates shared leadership. Leaders… Continue reading The One Thing Leaders Want
In today’s new rules of work, getting meaningful work done is no longer place-centric or position-centric, but people-centric. The use of social media, not just for play, but as a primary platform for work-related interaction, has accelerated the shift from top-down hierarchies to flatter networks. Every organization has informal networks — back channels — that… Continue reading The Inevitability of Shared Leadership
How clear is your team on its purpose? Can everyone clearly name the audience(s) you seek to serve? What are the most important results that you must deliver? How clear are you, as a team? You might be surprised. It’s one thing to have everyone repeat a vision statement. It’s another when an outsider drops… Continue reading Need Clarity?