Making Core Values Stick

I was recently asked: how do you make core values stick? The friend who asked had worked for companies that erroneously claimed they had core values. In those places, the core values are nice words on the wall but don’t really drive culture. In those places, there are daily examples of people working against or…

Nexecute Book: “The Execution Culture”

Order Our New Book Our passion is to help other people, especially leaders and executives create real and lasting results.   The Execution Culture is designed to make your organization smarter, faster and stronger. How do you achieve that? It can only be achieved when an organization clarifies its true issues, defines its core values,…

Leadership Communication: Scheduling Your Work

Calendars are vital in an organization. Without them, the office could quite possibly collapse. Conference rooms would get overbooked. Meetings would be missed or forgotten about entirely…and twenty other things all equally cringe-worthy. We rely on our calendars for good reason, but sometimes they can be both helpful…and harmful.   What’s the Leader’s Calendar? Leaders…

Leadership Priorities: Putting out Fires or Fanning the Flames?

The truth is that everyone thinks their own problems are more important. It’s to be expected. Humans, by nature, are pretty self-centered creatures. Even the most loyal employee is worried about their job security. And why shouldn’t they be? They have bills to pay and families to support. Because of this weight on their shoulders,…

Leadership Focus: Being Disciplined

What do you picture when you think of the word discipline? The first thought that comes to mind for us are people who train. Maybe Olympic athletes, or maybe Buddhist monks living in simplicity. In both these of these lives, the individual chooses to give up things in the pursuit of something greater. For an…