The Positive Change Blog
The Hard Truth About Creating an Innovative Culture
Innovative cultures are paradoxical. Unless leaders become mistake tolerant, attempts to create a culture of innovation will fail. Examples of how companies turn mistakes into fuel for innovation.
How to Increase Your Mistake Tolerance
Avoiding mistakes is a common rule. However, we learn more from failing than from hiding our mistakes. Increase your mistake tolerance by reframing errors into lessons.
Why You Need to Axe All Mandatory Meetings
Mandatory meetings reduce engagement. Invitation increases participation. The Law of Two Feet encourages people to go where they can add value and grow.
The Problem with Mindfulness
Is mindfulness making us better? Our narcissistic culture has created an unhealthy, distorted, and oversimplified version of mindfulness. By turning it into a quick fix, it's making people self-centered rather than kinder.
How to Ask for Advice (Without Looking Dumb)
Asking for advice isn't easy, but if you understand how to ask for advice effectively, you can get better results for both you and your mentor. Follow these seven steps to ask for someone else's guidance.
Are You a Fearless Leader?
Courageous leaders take action despite fear. They don't expect someone else to save them. Fearless leaders have courage under fire. Here are the behaviors to increase your courage competency.