Main Category: Leadership

Are You the Bottleneck in Your Business?

It turns out that for an organization, being prepared to navigate technological change has many elements in common with having to manage leadership transitions. Hence, the assessment has become a popular tool for business owners interested in preparing their companies for a change in ownership even if digital disruption is not on top of their… Read more »

Extreme Autonomy

It all makes sense when you listen to the story of Yvon Chouinard’s journey as rock climber turned serial entrepreneur starting all the way back in 1957. This podcast is full of interesting nuggets of wisdom and learning. To be sure, the road wasn’t without ups and downs. However, what struck me when I listened… Read more »

8 Tips for Implementing a Gainsharing Program

The problem may be that your incentive system may be inadvertently sabotaging your group’s performance. So how can you improve individual performance and also foster a collaborative environment? One idea – implement a gainsharing program. Gainsharing 101 So what is a gainsharing program? At its simplest level, it’s a group incentive plan designed to improve… Read more »

4 Steps to Ensure Business Meeting Success

However, as your business has grown you might have observed that the complexity in running the business has also grown. Decisions that took minutes or seconds to make now take hours, days, or even longer. You see yourself needing the input of other members of the company. The dreaded meeting is often the only way… Read more »