Culture Eats Vision

I first heard the expression “Culture Eats Vision,” from John C. Maxwell, international leadership expert. It took me aback a bit. I always thought that if your vision, mission, values, and objectives were in place, it was a cruise down the road to success. Well, not a cruise, but at least the path was set.Continue reading “Culture Eats Vision”

The 4 Ps of Crisis Leadership

We need to be in recovery and reconstruction mode and only crisis leadership can get us through it. We will most assuredly come out of this crisis differently. It will be up to each of us if we want to make that difference better. It certainly can be better, even as painful as it hasContinue reading “The 4 Ps of Crisis Leadership”

Others Are Passing Us By – Stop It!

How is it that others are passing us by? Does it have to do with company culture? Could it be a leadership challenge, too? When you go to a business and can’t find someone to help you find something or to a restaurant and can’t get a refill, that’s OUR problem. No need to getContinue reading “Others Are Passing Us By – Stop It!”

Transformation Through Change & Uncertainty

What IS certain is change & uncertainty! What is uncertain is our transformation through that! If you haven’t learned that, where have you been? The only word that has come through the past four years that makes any sense is pivot. If you learned how to pivot as a business, community, or person, then theContinue reading “Transformation Through Change & Uncertainty”

Achieving Diversity with 8 Billion

Achieving Diversity with 8 Billion continued… Achieving diversity is a challenge. One of our in-roads into the talent of Chicago when I was at UW-Platteville was the fact that the Chicago Bears (National Football League) had their pre-season camp in our community. That helped open some doors in the city of Chicago. So did theContinue reading “Achieving Diversity with 8 Billion”

Talent Engagement Cycle

I introduced the five stages of the talent engagement cycle in my last blog post because I am on a mission to revolutionize company culture and leadership. The stages are: Self-Engagement The talent engagement cycle I’ve developed begins with self-engagement. One of my key themes for my speaking engagements is “Put YOUR Oxygen Mask OnContinue reading “Talent Engagement Cycle”

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