Jim explores the differences between great actors and great leaders, only to find there aren't many! Insight from: Chris Jones, Want to be a Better Leader? Hire An Acting Coach
Jim talks about how our success is related to our ability to solve issues.
Repetition is the Mother of learning. Jim discusses how leaders NEED to repeat themselves often in order to be heard. Insight from Ken DeWitt: Tired of Repeating Yourself to Your Employees?
You need team conflict to have a healthy team. Yes, you read that right. (Actually, you need conflict for any relationship to be healthy, but I don’t do domestic so you’re on your own with how that works with your spouse.) As psychologist Michael Batshaw says, “Engaging in conflict isn’t going to end the relationship, [...]
Most companies end up structured in a way that is very unintentional. Recently I told a new client that many companies end up with an organizational structure that looks much more like a platypus than the stallion your company needs. They got a chuckle out of this. I soon learned that the nervous laughter was [...]
If you want to be a more effective communicator, have more productive meetings, and have people respect you more - skip the verbal hugs. “Sounds good Jim, but what the heck is a verbal hug?” Good question. A verbal hug is used to soften the blow of what you believe is going to be difficult [...]
Generally, when working with clients, it’s often easier to distinguish right person if the client has done a great job at creating meaningful Core Values than it is to distinguish right seat due to the complex nature of performance. Let’s consider the following scenario: You have been dreading, for a week now, the conversation that [...]
Jim talks about multiple signs of a toxic work environment, and steps you can take to address it before it negatively impacts your business.
Jim explains how math can benefit your business, when Ability x Commitment = Effectiveness.