Worst Rating: “Meet Expectations”

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”

Defining Culture?

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?

How Bruce Lee’s Correct Posture Help Me Lead

As a Bruce Lee worshiper, I use his teachings to approach my work life. 1st, Bruce Lee on “correct posture๐Ÿฅ‹:” 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

We Need To Land The “Why What How” Plane

Why should leaders get good at articulating the “Why What How framework? It helped founders & leaders clarify their manifesto and crystallize their teamsโ€™ purpose, process, and culture. aka,๐Ÿ›ฌ. What are the 2 frameworks1. Connecting the jฬถaฬถrฬถgฬถoฬถnฬถsฬถ dots:* ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ sells the ๐—ช๐—›๐—ฌ* ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ is the ๐—ช๐—›๐—”๐—ง* ๐—–๐˜‚๐—น๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ defines the ๐—›๐—ข๐—ช โฃใ€€๐Ÿ–ฑDouble-clickโฃโฃใ€€Leadership is convincing the teams… Continue reading We Need To Land The “Why What How” Plane