Posts Tagged ‘Culture’
Give fear the finger!
We’ve slowly and reluctantly been getting ourselves back into the groove, perhaps with fresh goals and fresh enthusiasm. However, let’s not forget about 2017, the year that many of you described as, “the most relentlessly intense, stressful, all-consuming year that stretched capacity and capability to the max.” And nobody thinks 2018 is going to be…Read More
The Emperor has no clothes!
We’re constantly amazed – and sometimes appalled – at the lack of candour around the executive table. We’ve discussed “eye-flicking”, a dead give-away that the leaders around the table aren’t having the real conversation. Then there’s the “I agree with the boss” people – regardless of the absurdity of the boss’s opinion. The eyes are…Read More
3 tips to help relationship-based cultures achieve more
It is natural to assume that relationship-based cultures would have a distinct advantage in a new world where the human aspects of work are the differentiator. But it’s not always the case – the need for consensus often results in people avoiding the tough (and necessary conversations) to keep the peace, slowed decision making…Read More
The contemporary leadership equation…
You’ve all heard that people should be having more crucial conversations, critical conversations, courageous conversations and so on. At My Personal Tactician, we absolutely agree, however… The realm of contemporary leaders is disappointingly full of abdicators and autocrats. The abdicators – or as I call them, Passivists – don’t have the confidence to confront issues…Read More
Beware the ‘Protected Species’
Have you ever found your thoughts being consumed by one particular team member? They have a track record of delivering for the business, in fact, they’re loved and respected by customers and others outside your team. But to the team, they’re toxic. People in your team have already left, and there are others on their…Read More