The Drama Triangle: A Short Fable

Joan, the town gossip and self-appointed supervisor of the community’s morals, kept sticking her nose into other people’s business. Several local residents were unappreciative of her behaviors but feared her enough to stay silent. However, Joan made the mistake of recently accusing George, a local man, of being an alcoholic after she saw his pickupContinue reading “The Drama Triangle: A Short Fable”

Leadership: Effective or Efficient?

Effectiveness has always been a driver of leadership and business success, particularly since Peter Drucker formulated the rules and required “habits of thought” in 1967’s The Effective Executive. This book had an enormous impact on business leaders with Drucker identifying that doing the right thing was the key to effectiveness. He clarified the why ofContinue reading “Leadership: Effective or Efficient?”

What are you willing to give up to lead effectively?

The Marketplace is evolving faster and with more complexity, which means keeping up is getting harder and more complex, as well. Workplace environments are still bogged down by meeting after meeting, with the most recent data indicating the majority of those meetings are unnecessary. A recent survey of 182 senior managers in a range ofContinue reading “What are you willing to give up to lead effectively?”