Don’t let the game play you
Picture this: you see an opportunity that could be quite profitable, but lies outside the comfort zone of your organization’s traditional style. Rather than bring this up and suggest a change, you forget about the [...]
[Guest Blogger: Noah Leventhal, Writer & Editor, ThinkBusinessGrowth] Back in my high school football days, I remember the emphasis put on practice. We never faced another team without hours of game footage and drilling formations [...]
Are you playing by the real rules?
Last weekend, I facilitated a game-based learning experience at a graduate school of psychology. I was observing a group of students who were afraid they didn't have enough resources to win. One woman requested coaching, the others reluctantly [...]
The Power of Planning
The leadership team in a manufacturing company had a problem. Their global organization had them communicating across cultures, hierarchies and time zones. The result: breakdowns. To help them grasp the complexity of long-distance communication, I [...]
Spot the hidden game in your business
Did you know there’s a hidden game playing out in your business? Every business has one. It’s made up of the unwritten (and generally unspoken) understandings, rules and agreements between people and functional areas that [...]
Got Your French Press Leadership?
Pam, a former client who is a leader in a large nonprofit here in Southern California, has a role that requires that she travel. A lot. She considers herself good at it. She may not quite [...]