Monthly Archives: March 2014

Flight 370 and Scenario Planning – How to Handle the Unexpected

As the world watched the unfolding mystery of Flight 370, and the seemingly inept response by various officials and agencies, the wise manager or leader should feel worried.  (The horrible mud-slide in Washington State is even closer to home, for

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How to Help Your Staff Solve Their Own Problems

Here’s how to help your staff solve their own problems. At a recent talk to HR Directors, I asked if they saw leaders trying to solve every problem, instead of delegating to and empowering staff. Every head nodded. Every single

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Leader Bookshelf – Old and New

My mornings are best when I start them off reading something stimulating, challenging and enlightening. These are the books I couldn’t put down over the past few months. Each has an Amazon links, and many are available at your local

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