Tag: leadership

  • What do you need to BE in 2023?

    December is my trigger to start thinking about business goals for the next year. My process has two main steps. First, I go through my last four quarterly FLOW Planners, looking at where I spent my time, the wins I had, the goals I achieved, and the lessons learned. That time is critical because we […]

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  • Contribution is Key

    A plant supervisor I coach told me about something that solidified his belief in his company. And it’s a great lesson for leaders everywhere. This supervisor’s work occasionally took him on location with their customers in other parts of the country. And seeing the huge benefit local communities get from his company’s product, gave him […]

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  • Learn from experience… of others

    There’s an old saying that you’ve probably heard. It’s, “Pride comes before the fall,” and it’s one that I think of often.  The saying originates with the Bible. Proverbs 16:18 states: “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.”  It’s a reminder that wisdom is eternal – and universal.  I see that […]

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  • You can’t know everything

    In a meeting with one of my clients, a member of the leadership team mentioned that she was surprised when a member of the team she manages asked about a new development in another area of the business and this leader didn’t know about it. The implication was that there was a communication breakdown at […]

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  • Elephants Don’t Bite

    Elephants Don’t Bite but Mosquitoes Do.

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