How To Align Your Team, Continuously Improve Work, And Make Everyone Stronger

Every morning, I ask my team to stand in a circle to have a 5 minute meeting. Everyone answers 3 questions: What did I accomplish yesterday? What will I accomplish today? What is in my way? At the end of the sprint (in our case, one week of work), we review how we did. This […]

How To Get People To Follow You When They Disagree

I was talking with a client, once, about implementing a new protocol within his team. “How will we get people on board with this?” That question has a 2 part answer. Part 1 It helps if someone has done this before. This is called evidence-based implementation and it may require hiring a consultant, doing a lot […]

1% Vision and 99% . . . .

It’s not hard work. It’s not a tribe of mentors. It’s not a monthly subscription to Harvard Business Review or a bank account flush with cash. It’s not a Ph.D., it’s not a good night’s sleep, and it’s definitely not the new Bowflex you just bought. You’ve heard that it’s 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration, but […]