Leading with Full Power

Last week, I joined one of our portfolio company’s daily issues meeting. I was struck by the cast of “characters” and how the roles they were unconsciously choosing to play were trapping them in less effective thinking and actions. You know the...

Installing more powerful choices

Culture and leadership development are the force multipliers behind our top 1% results. Helping leaders escape their familiar, conditions ways of working, so they can enact new, more meaningful and significant choices a vital part of their development. We’ve...

The ordinary versus the extraordinary

Notice how differently the extraordinary executive invests 100 units of time, energy, and attention to create positive impact (value creation). Instead of diluting attention in non-value creating activities or trying to improve in too many areas at once, the...

Winning the Day

The most pervasive cause of organizational under-performance is lack of focus and drifting attention. Without a narrow focus on specific behaviors that will transform results, leaders invariably fall into a responsive-reaction orientation at work. This orientation...

The Power of Narrow Focus

A couple of weeks ago, I asked the leaders in one of our portfolio companies: What’s the ONE thing that changes everything in your area of responsibility? When tackling this question, it can be challenging for leaders to identify one thing. But once they take the time...