Define, Design, and Maintain a “Winning” Culture

If you ask any business leader what culture means, you will get a slightly different answer from each one of them. Regardless of your definition, the concept of “culture” is ethereal and almost beyond definition; but you know it when you see it, or better yet, feel it. Culture can almost be described as theContinue reading “Define, Design, and Maintain a “Winning” Culture”

Cognitive Bias is Making Your Job More Difficult

If you, like me, are a human being, then you have a certain number of cognitive biases. In fact, it’s difficult to function without a few biases in order to move throughout your day. Most of them you are not even aware you’re making. Unfortunately, most negative outcomes can be attributed to one form ofContinue reading “Cognitive Bias is Making Your Job More Difficult”

Managing Upwards Requires Real Effort

It doesn’t matter who you are, you report to someone. Even the CEO answers to the Chairman, Board of Directors, and outside investors. Besides managing people that don’t report to you, managing upwards may be the most difficult part of your job. When you hear the word “manage”, nearly everyone envisions managing direct reports, butContinue reading “Managing Upwards Requires Real Effort”