Three-Bucket Leaders

Three-Bucket Leaders

If we were playing Jeopardy, the clue I’m about to give deserves to be the Daily Double: The three “buckets” we are committed to filling in the year of LEAD 365.  If you were the first to your buzzer, you would give the following answer (in the form of a question, of...
Thank You and I’m Sorry

Thank You and I’m Sorry

(This post was first published on the blog on March 20, 2016.) Two of the important things that great leaders do well are expressing thanks and expressing apologies. Learning to give credit where credit is due and owning up to the times we need to do better are key...
High Impact Listening

High Impact Listening

Tucked between the content on Living Systems and Leaning Into Healthy Conflict on the day we visit the jail is a segment in LEAD 365 called High Impact Listening. It is sandwiched between those two topics for good reasons. Here’s one of those reasons: Great listening...
Mind Your Own Business

Mind Your Own Business

Business is the activity of making one’s living or making money. Acumen is the ability to make good decisions.  Great organizational leaders are able to make great decisions about making money, they practice business acumen.    When we use the expression “Mind...