Complexity and Change Readiness

Complexity & Change Readiness occurs when you understand the obstacles, understand known & unknown challenges & shift the odds to create favorable outcomes

5 Behaviors Expected of Leaders

Behavioral Value we expect from Leadership. People on teams are influential at creating self-sanctioning actions for maladaptive behaviors.

Decision Making Antonyms and Story Telling

Complex decision-making is stronger when the choices and ideas are stretched, manipulated, and challenged – this is how you create psychological-safety in teams.

Better follow up as a manager

What you follow up on is what gets done. The 8 questions will serve as a scaffold to continue to make progress on your work.

Innovation, Goal Setting, and Market Change – Business Weaknesses

Buffalo NY CEO’s are concerned about Innovation, Goal Setting and Assessment, plus Societal and Market Change. I recently attended the Buffalo Niagara Partnerships CEO’s Speak event. The talk shared survey data from 427 business leaders in all sectors; the Siena College Research Institute did the survey. An area of focus is the shifts or impacts … Continued

Leadership Behavior Change

Have you ever tried to change your leadership behavior? Have you ever received 360-Leadership feedback and attempted to make changes? I am not a fan of dramatic aha moments! I don’t believe that change happens by breaking out of your comfort zone or that for you to change you need some shock to your system. Most change … Continued

How do we make bad things in companies discussable?

Images from “Behind You” by Brian Coldrick Bad things happen within your team and company. Plus, the bad stuff hides when culturally and behaviorally being the bearer of bad news is punished or burdened with management hyperbole “Don’t bring me problems, bring me solutions.” Working with management teams the surprise or lack of knowledge about potential … Continued