Mindset Matrix of threat and opportunity

The mindset matrix is meant to be explored through your current mindset, and try to different approaches to break stuckness with your current problems.

Find what works and do more of that

Your team gets better when you slightly reframe a shared challenge. The challenges do not go away, and you find different perspectives to make progress.

Questions and Complex Problems

Working through complex problems having a good question process will break stuckness, and increase your and other peoples acceptance.

solution-focused coaching finding what works video

I had the honor of sharing the SOLVEDmethod solution-focused team and leadership coaching with ATD Buffalo Niagara,  above is an excellent video they made from our time. What Is SOLVED? SOLVED is an acronym for a process of solution-finding. While using the cards, you can choose to use them in the SOLVED order – initially suggested – … Continued

Using – How we do things around here – to develop your team

Using – How we do things around here – to develop your team In your work with teams, you have heard the term start with why. This – why am I here?  or why are you here or why does this team exist? – is often the first step in team performance and leadership. In the – 7 Steps to high performing … Continued

Asking questions is a valuable leadership skill

Asking questions is a valuable leadership skill, and it trips you up. Some challenges that I’ve heard other leaders say about asking questions: What questions do I ask? I’m not sure that they are meaningful enough. But, I know how to solve the problem – why wouldn’t I tell them what to do? I feel … Continued

WHAT? HOW? WHEN? WHERE? SOLUTION-FOCUSED LEADERSHIP QUESTIONS

Solution-Focused Leadership Coaching – Stop the why ‘Why’ is an instinctive question. Asked 100’s of times every day in organizations, and much of it is helpful. It is essential to understand why a manufacturing process has failed, why a car broke down or why your fire alarm went off. It can be enlightening to see … Continued

6 Truths about leadership

“… why does a subject need a Master to assume their freedom? Does such an assumption amount to the kind of pragmatic paradox wherein the very form (a Master gives me freedom) undermines the content (my freedom)? Should we not rather follow the well-known motto of all emancipatory movements: freedom cannot be handed down to us … Continued