Remarkable Results

Each Team Member Co-Creates The Desired Culture

By | February 19th, 2018|Building Capability, Remarkable Results, Teams|

Today, I am reposting the piece below that captures Google's research on teams. That research has permeated many organizations with an eye on the importance of creating "psychological safety" on teams (see the elements below). Sorry for the length today, [...]

Play Like A Raven In The Wind

By | January 29th, 2018|Leaders, Remarkable Results, Teams|

Our lives are filled with challenges. We meet some of them with fairly easily. Others send us right to the edge of what we believe we can handle. We get surprised, confused, stopped in our tracks. Yet, we have to [...]

My Three Words for 2018

By | January 8th, 2018|Building Capability, Leaders, Remarkable Results|

Every year, I imagine the coming twelve months and identify three words that will guide me through the year. This year is starting off with some great work—all committed clients with the possibility of remarkable impact.  On top of that, [...]

A New Year of Remarkable Possibilities

By | January 2nd, 2018|Announcements, Remarkable Results|

Happy New Year, Everyone! Most of us are back to work, picking up the slack we enjoyed during our holiday break. Now it's time to craft or review our goals. Most goals are the centerpiece for the year's performance management [...]

Do Your Words Make People Think?

By | October 29th, 2017|Building Capability, Idea Generation, Remarkable Results|

I recently received a wonderful acknowledgement. I was waiting in the lobby of a building and happened to run into someone who had been in one of my programs. We chatted for a few minutes and, as we were saying [...]

Culture Is Like The Flow Of A River

By | October 23rd, 2017|Intention, Remarkable Results, Teams|

Every organization has a culture. Every team within the organization is a sub-culture. In my thinking, culture is a sustained pattern of thinking and behavior across levels and functions within the organization. The pattern flows like a river, moving around [...]

Make A Clear Intention

By | October 16th, 2017|Building Capability, Creation Process, Leaders, Remarkable Results, Teams|

Have you ever established a habit that was really useful and then realized over time that you have let it drop? This week I am returning to actually writing my intention for the day or an important call or meeting. [...]

Set The Strategic Context For Your 2018 Goals

By | October 9th, 2017|Building Capability, Creation Process, Intention, Leaders, Remarkable Results, Teams|

It’s time to start sharpening 2018 goals. Where do you start your thinking? Your goals last year? Your boss’s goals? The company’s goals? Blue sky? Wherever you start, take the time to think through the strategic context for the results [...]

What Would Remarkable Look Like?

By | October 2nd, 2017|Creation Process, Idea Generation, Intention, Leaders, Remarkable Results, Teams|

In my work with leaders and teams, I often introduce creating remarkable results. Today, I want to ask you to ponder a question: What would be an (even more) "remarkable" result, work experience, or life for me? My definition for [...]