Collective Leadership Is the Best Way to Win
Leading is not a solo sport. For decades, we overemphasized the role of the individual–the leader.
Today’s complexity requires integrating multiple perspectives, skills, and discipline. A single person cannot have all the answers.
Why Collective Leadership is the best way to lead.
The Power of Subcultures: Why Team Culture Matters Too
Don’t underestimate the power of team culture. It’s not that the overall culture doesn’t matter but the sense of belonging to a team is more important. It’s actually the number one factor to increase engagement.
Stop Worrying about Your Goals, Focus on Progress Instead
The workplace is not as bad as most people think. Disengagement is caused by a lack of appreciation. People can’t acknowledge progress. How to celebrate progress to move teams forward.
Democratizing Leadership in the Age of Change
Keynote at 2018 Agile Conference in Spain Last week, I had the honor of speaking at the annual Agile Conference in Spain. My keynote was 45 minute-long — the following are some insights and thoughts, not the entire…
Give Yourself Permission to Lead
The case for fluid leadership How does your organization fly? — Pic by Ethan Weil Hierarchy is not the enemy. Complex systems require differentiating the power and size of the different elements. This piece is neither a defense nor another…