The Problem with Leadership

The Problem with Leadership

We have a problem with leadership in business today. And that problem is that we are doing it all wrong. We are using the wrong model for today’s quickly changing and networked world. We are in a historical place in the evolution of American business. We are transforming from an industrialized based economy to a knowledge economy. And it doesn’t…

Is Your Organization Designed Backwards?

Is Your Organization Designed Backwards?

Two of the most important and most challenging issues facing executives today are: 1. How to get more productivity from people who are already overworked and “over-processed.” 2. How to satisfy the demand of todayʼs worker to contribute more and to feel more engaged in the process. Seeing these two challenges you may be asking yourself: “So whatʼs the problem?…

Eeyore and Yoda Walk into a Bar

Eeyore and Yoda Walk into a Bar

“Listening is the Language of Respect” So, Eeyore and his master, Yoda walk into a bar. They order a few drinks are talking about their ex-wives and Yoda’s persistent rashes. Eventually the discussion turns to business. Eeyore is stressed because the people he is trying to manage don’t listen to him. Eeyore is just about at his wit’s end and…

The Changing Landscape of Leadership

The Changing Landscape of Leadership

The Shift in Leadership Styles Away from MALE to FEMALE “Energies” There is a shift occurring in the area of modern-day leadership models. This shift is being driven by the fact that the modern worker no longer operates best while working under the constraints of the typical Org Chart business model. Since virtually all of our companies are designed to…

EE = EBITDA

EE = EBITDA

Transforming Human Capital into Financial Capital. EE = EBITDA is an obscure but interesting formula that, once I came to understand it, I realized uncovers an exciting new source of increased profits that any business can realize. The “blow up” of this formula is: Employee Engagement = Earnings Before Interest Taxes Depreciation Amortization Before going any further I want to…