Leaders, you set the example and the bar for high performance. Reward those who execute at a high level publically and provide your feedback to those who aren’t meeting performance expectations.
Yearly Archives: 2013
I know we have developed the best new product and sales strategies within our industry, yet we aren’t capable of executing well against our competitors. What’s missing?
Culture is the ultimate competitive advantage—surpassing the most elegantly crafted strategy or lofty financial superiority. Understanding culture and how to adjust it can make the difference that determines success and failure. The question you really should be asking is: how … Continue reading
How do I guard against the temptation to sidetrack on easier, short-term rewards instead of pursing the difficult, long-term vision?
Short-term rewards can lead to long-term disasters, especially if their pursuit sidelines a well-crafted Vision and Plan. Too frequently we see executives taking the easy way out, shoring up quarterly performance at the expense of integrity. A phrase worth … Continue reading
It’s not the flavor of the month! Consistently and continuously communicate your vision to your people. If you keep talking about your vision, then you will not lose sight of the target.
Empower your team. Improve their performance through experience, experimentation and low risk; people develop most effectively and most efficiently on the job.