Category Archives: Leadership Development

Organizational Silos: When is it time to “Defragment”?

Theoretically and historically, organizations fall into one of several types; functional, divisional, or matrix structures, to name a few. Scientific management has shaped how we approach the division of labor, and it has some undeniable premises—regardless of the bad rap it gets. One of those problems, of course, is organizational silos. …  

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Personal Leadership Skills: Psychological Flexibility

You’d be surprised at how many seasoned, skilled leaders cant connect with their people. Connection, of course, is integral to trust, and it’s at the core of a safe, supportive culture where people aren’t afraid to express themselves. So why do some leaders try to avoid values, feelings, and vulnerability when putting on their ‘work’ hats…  

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Shocking Facts: Make Your Message Persuasive

We live and work in a volatile world. With acronyms like VUCA becoming more commonplace (that’s volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, by the way), leaders face growing difficulties when trying to ‘cut through the noise’. It’s not that we don’t have compelling reasons to communicate change and get people onboard. Just that…  

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