Put Your Values to Work… Values in Action!

The classic Management by Objectives model has evolved into Management by Mission. Although we lead and manage people with individual objectives, we always complement these with shared objectives informed by a team mission. There’s a tendency in organizations to show off their mission and values. All it takes is a quick double-click on 99% of […]

Results-Orientated… and Enjoying the Journey!

What do business and sports have in common? Orientation on results = HAVING Sustained high performance  =  DOING Person = BEING They share many more similarities but I’ve chosen these three to reflect on the order in which they are typically discussed. One of the most sought-after competencies when recruiting both executives and elite athletes is […]

What Went Well?

Team meetings are famous for that classic round of “problems of the week” to find out what went wrong. There’s a clear objective behind this exercise: to learn from our mistakes and pinpoint root causes so we can rectify the situation in a timely manner. While gathering this information is important, we need to consider […]

Do You Command or Inquire?

Executives and athletic coaches are alike in a lot of ways, but the most outstanding common trait they share is their ability to LEAD. There are a variety of different leadership approaches and countless situations and contexts that reinforce the need for a broad range of leadership styles. In my role, I coach and help […]