Leaders are doers. Far too often, however, leaders want to be delegators. As leaders, we see something that needs to be done, or changed, then look around the organization for someone to accomplish it. In our attempt to offload the responsibility, the quality of what was imagined is diminished. Not because our people are not … More Delegate, Outsource, Or Lead?
Do you remember Ron Popeil? He famously sold rotisserie cookers on an infomercial. According to the show, this was no ordinary cooker. It was easier. Put the food in, set the timer and that’s it. He had the audience repeat “set it and forget it” over and over. Those words ring in my head. How … More Set It and Forget It
How do you define success? Do you have a word for it? Maybe you call it prominence or even preeminence. Even if you don’t have a single word for it, you have some notion of what it looks like. Using your definition, how close did you get to it in 2016? Maybe a better question … More Immersion