Stories can create change, both in ourselves and in our organizations. In this guest post, Matt Ragland shares five elements of powerful stories.
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Many organizations are applying game theory to behavioral change. In this guest post, Travis Dommert shares five ways you can use it to enhance your leadership skills.
As Jack Welch once noted, good leaders are all about vision. In this guest post, Tor Constantino discusses three lenses through which leaders can look t gain greater clarity.
Some people are wise. Some are fools. As a leader, you must discern the difference, so that you don”t squander your resources.
If you are working hard to change your behavior and not seeing much progress, maybe it is because you are the victim of a bad story—one you can change. Here’s how.
I have always been fascinated by the power of incremental change over time. In this post, I provide a personal challenge and seven examples.
Every successful leader wants to be a “game-changer.” Here are five strategies for changing the momentum on your team—instantly.
Though I am tired, I am not RETIRED. In fact, I believe I am moving into a time of even greater productity. Here are five areas I intend to pursue.
Why is it is so difficult to change? Whether it is our personal lives, our organizations, or our communities, real and lasting change is difficult. According to Chip and Dan Heath, the primary obstacle is a conflict that’s built into our brains. In their new book, Switch, they explain this conflict and, more importantly, how to overcome it to create the outcomes you want. In a moment, I will tell you how to get a free copy of this book.
Our interaction with the Web and the expectations it creates have shaped what we expect from our leaders. Therefore, if leaders are going to be effective with the current generation of Internet-savvy followers, they must adapt their leadership style. I call this Leadership 2.0.
Every stream has a current. Throw a twig or a piece of paper into the water, and it will drift with the current. This is natural. It is simply the way things work. Organizations are similar to streams. They too have a flow.