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As a leader the biggest kick I received was seeing my people succeed. Years ago while still in the broadcasting field I attended an industry conference in Dallas. There a former sales person approached me and fawned over the training and experience she’d gained working for me. She was now a radio station general manager and doing extremely well for a sizeable radio station group in Minnesota. I was overwhelmed. I had no idea how well she had done, nor would she attribute much of her success to my contribution.
There are a lot of reasons to not like meetings. This is certainly the case if they are ill defined, lack structure, and are devoid of purpose.
Conflict is good. It leads to better decisions by providing a forum for your leadership team to be open and free with their opinions.
Happy Halloween! It’s one of my favorite holidays! It reminds me of the responsibility parents face to ensure their children are safe and that in the face of receiving a deluge of candy they don’t get sick or over indulge in the very incentive the Halloween Holiday presents.
The Rules are changing. As noted in How Companies Win – Prepare for A Demand-Driven Economy we’ve been moving from a supply-based to demand based economy. The book How Companies Win: Profiting from Demand-Driven Business Models No Matter What Business You're In, by authors Rick Kash, David Calhoun examines this and my blog specifically provides an example from the book on how McDonalds has successfully negotiated this change already.
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.
How often do you need to reinforce? Dawn of Impatience shares Aubrey Daniel’s Bringing Out the Best In People’s view why since 1984 the influence and commitment to positive reinforcement has steadily increased.