I recently had the opportunity to talk about decision-making and other topics related to high performance on the radio show "GPS Your Career: A Woman's Guide to Success," hosted by Bonnie Marcus on New Sky Radio. (To listen to the entire show, click here.) In this issue, I'll discuss why the way leaders interact while making decisions is more important than you might think.
Often when we read about a failed company or a disastrous business decision, we learn that the executive in charge intimidated into silence those who disagreed with him. Read my latest article, "The High Cost of Executive Bullying," published online in the May issue of Chief Executive magazine, to learn more about this pernicious killer of high performance.
To serve our clients in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, the Center for High Performance is opening an office in Dubai that will be led by Dr. Andrew Lee. Andrew spoke recently with CfHP strategic advisor Sharon McGowan about his approach to high performance. You'll find their conversation in this month’s newsletter.
To learn more about how senior leaders can focus on the proven factors that accelerate high performance, read this month’s newsletter where Pamela Stroko and I discuss how companies can achieve it, and what gets in the way, particularly in difficult economic times.
In what ways are you unintentionally signaling to your employees to leave their brainpower at the door? This month's newsletter explores how companies undermine the return on their most important asset, people!
Everyone has heard the expression "practice makes perfect." Most of us associate it with activities such as playing an instrument or improving a golf swing. We rarely think of this phrase in the context of leading an organization. However, if you want to win in business, you need to practice leadership skills. This month’s newsletter explains why.
With the recent well-publicized ethical lapses in corporate America, I am more convinced than ever that the ability to hear and value the opinions of others is the key to business success. This month’s newsletter explains how effective collaboration helps senior leaders make good decisions, and saves them from choices that may not be illegal, but are immoral.
One of the hallmarks of healthy relationships is open and honest communication, including "speaking the unspeakable." This is true not only in personal relationships, but in business as well. This month’s newsletter examines what happens to businesses when employees can't or won't say what they need to say.
Treat smart people like they're smart. It costs nothing and it pays enormous dividends in the long run. In a fragile business environment, it can help transform your organization from hesitant to confident. This month’s issue discusses how this helps drive high performance in organizations.