Leading and managing isn’t GPS. Yet I’m seeing more people going into leadership roles with an expectation that there’s a definitive roadmap for every leadership question or dilemma.
We’re not imperfect because things have gone ropey for a while. That’s what it is to do a project. That’s what it is to run a business. That’s what it is to be married or be a parent. That’s what it is to be human. It’s finding the road back that marks success apart.
Strategies are important. But we sometimes get so seduced by creating them that we forget that they only have value when they’re executed. Here’s a lightening tour.
There’s a huge disconnect between your team’s desire for you to be nice, and your need to be kind. We need to close that gap if our team is to grow.
Early on in most company’s lives, the key thrust is the hustle. And rightly so. Finding clients, especially if you’re a cash flow business such as consulting, but even after required investment in a product business, takes prominence either to pay ongoing bills, to convince investors not to pull the plug, or in reality in […]