To transform your organization, you have to transform how it shapes its actions, its results, how it learns, how it adapts, and how it gets in its own way. To transform an organization is to transform the conversations that it has, the emotions that it rests into, and...
Leaders create teams that do big things, or perhaps teams that struggle or even crash and burn. Even excellent teams can elevate their game to whole a new level if we can Transform the practices of being a team to a new level. Like the caterpillar becoming a butterfly...
To transform our impact as leaders we need to start with ourselves. Our culture trains us to take actions for external results, but we tend to be unaware of the internal skills that it takes to produce these results in the world. To transform ourselves, what are the...
When was the last time you went to a sales meeting or was in a conversation or you did anything without your body?
Look at how the work of improvisers can reveal their easy-to-use principles to have you listen more deeply, think on your feet, take risks more readily, be spontaneous and meaningful, and be well-regarded as a leader.
The common misconception in leadership and our work together is that when we’re done executing a project that our coordination is complete.
When we declare our vision, or when we coordinate action with our teams, we can have all of the pieces in place. The right ideas, the right conversations, clarity on who is doing what, and in the end, we still find dissatisfaction.
In today’s business environment, multiple stages of coordination are often missing when working with teams, and at the very least missing a key conversation in one of the stages.
Most requests made in businesses today are incomplete, or the very least lacking information to coordinate fully. We believe this is because of a lack of preparation.
Conversations are required for everything we do from creating a new product innovation to ordering our coffee from our favorite coffee shop.