September 2019

Can she do the job?

September 27, 2019

Can she do the job? My thinking and conclusions on how to discern this have evolved a lot over time. Now I would say, there are four critical components to assess when wondering if a particular candidate for the role is likely to be successful? There are 4 key questions to ask? 1. Are they […]

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Crossing the Floor to solve a collective problem

September 13, 2019

Many of our organizational problems lie outside of our area of accountability. Locate the issue or conflict or problem in a connection/relationship not in a person or particular part of the system (e.g. Mechanical). What is the role you can play in empowering that relationship or connection. How will you cross the floor in order […]

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Coaching your teams to solve collective problems

September 4, 2019

As we learn leadership skills we realize that we should probably spend more time asking with our teams and less time telling. I think a better way of figuring out this balance between asking and telling would be to help your teams frame the collective challenge. Put the tension on the table between current reality […]

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