Recently I’ve had a lot to be thankful for (See Faith, Quantum Physics, and Stockdale Paradox and Lack of Discipline: Workaholism – Good News/Bad News). I confess that there have been more than I few moments when I’ve broken down in tears sitting with my family or my wife simply because it feels so good to be home, to be with them and to know that the cancer that had been constantly challenging me is in remission.
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It’s difficult to describe the respect I have for Admiral Stockdale. The torture he faced at the hands of the Vietnamese was incredible. Yesterday I received some more brutal facts about how things might look moving forward.
The last three Strategic Discipline blogs emphasize the importance of getting your culture right. The reward? Businesses that have great cultures grow at an unprecedented pace compared to their competition and the market itself.
In our last blog Grow Author Jim Stengel “Great Leadership Follow Common Practices” we discussed the five leadership practices great leaders follow and learned: Maximum growth and high ideals are not incompatible. They’re inseparable.
In Creating the Discipline of The Advantage Patrick Lencioni indicated the single greatest advantage any company can achieve is organizational health. He provides Four Disciplines that companies need to achieve organizational health.
In Your Blindside – The Value of Collective Intelligence we discussed the importance of your leadership’s team ability to feel vulnerable in order to develop trust.
It’s the oddest thing. I feel fine, even great most of the time, yet the doctors, the numbers my blood work provide, the mask I have to wear when I go outside or when I’m around people, all say I’m sick!