Month: December 2013

  • Top Ten Tip-Offs That Someone Is About to Cut Your Budget

    Top Ten Tip-Offs That Someone Is About to Cut Your Budget

    Keeping with the spirit of the season (by which we mean the end of the fiscal year, not the holidays), here is a list of phrases you will want to watch out for as your organization starts talking about the budget for 2014. ¬†Any of these may mean someone is about to cut your budget. […]

  • What Power and Authority Do You Have and How Do You Use It?

    As we celebrate the inspirational life of Nelson Mandela this week, I am struck by how he developed a masterful understanding of power and authority. This may be a good opportunity for each of us to reflect on our own power and authority and how we are using it. There are many different definitions of […]

  • Four Steps to Make Your Team Meeting Worth Everyone’s Time

    Four Steps to Make Your Team Meeting Worth Everyone’s Time

    We have all participated in team meetings where very smart people deliver their competing brilliant insights about the “real problem” and what would solve it. “We just need to change the website to put the products front and center.” “We just need to segment our market.” “We just need to offer discounts.” “We just need […]