I lived through multiple recessions: During the dot-com bubble in the late 90s, I was fired and remained jobless for months. Then during the late 2000s financial crisis, it was my turn to fire people and throw them into the abyss of joblessness. All these experiences taught me a lot about being an employee and… Continue reading Worst Rating: “Meet Expectations”
As a leader, you often need to lead initiatives. Or create movements. Here are 3 things you can do to herd cats and lead change: 1. Give it a name Cheesy as this might sound, but giving the initiative a name make it much easier for people to refer to, relate to, to share, etc.… Continue reading 3 Things To Lead Change
What’s your definition of culture? “How a group of people behave?” “A feeling you use to make hiring decisions?” I spent almost 15 years at Nike and Apple, two brands where we drank Kool-Aids, instead of beer, on Friday afternoons. The most valuable thing from all the kool-aid drinking? Culture needs to be “lead-able,” practical,… Continue reading Defining Culture?
As a Bruce Lee worshiper, I use his teachings to approach my work life. 1st, Bruce Lee on “correct posture🥋:” Correct posture 1 = To be “mechanically favorable for the next move:” What does “favourable” mean in the people, systems, and processes of my business? How agile are they? Which of those can I afford… Continue reading How Bruce Lee’s Correct Posture Help Me Lead
Why should leaders get good at articulating the “Why What How framework? It helped founders & leaders clarify their manifesto and crystallize their teams’ purpose, process, and culture. aka,🛬. What are the 2 frameworks1. Connecting the j̶a̶r̶g̶o̶n̶s̶ dots:* 𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 sells the 𝗪𝗛𝗬* 𝗠𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 is the 𝗪𝗛𝗔𝗧* 𝗖𝘂𝗹𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 defines the 𝗛𝗢𝗪 🖱Double-click Leadership is convincing the teams… Continue reading We Need To Land The “Why What How” Plane