Category Archives: Organizational Leadership

Free E-Book: Seven Essential Questions Every Organization Must Answer

Recently, I posted a two-part series on creating a “strategic roadmap” for your organization by answering a series of seven essential questions that will help you create clarity, establish priorities, and make better decisions about resource allocation. In order to give you a portable and practical tool to help you with this process, I have a created a short and

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Creating a Strategic Roadmap for Success (Part II)

In my previous post, I discussed the first three questions that every organization must answer in order to build a solid foundation for developing a sound strategic plan. In this post, I will address the remaining four questions, which are focused more on the goals, strategies, and actions that must be undertaken in order to propel the organization to a

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Creating a Strategic Road Map for Success (Part I)

As you enter a new calendar year, perhaps you are taking time to step back and re-evaluate your organization in order to gain clarity about where you are, where you need to be, and how you’re going to get there. That’s essentially strategic planning, and it’s important exercise for all leaders to engage in on a consistent basis. Whether you do it

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Tip For Leading Well: Be Constructive, Not Critical

When you lead others, one of the greatest challenges you will face is keeping yourself from becoming critical. Leaders expect a lot from people (as they should), and when those expectations are not met, they can quickly become cynical. At first it might happen only occasionally, but over time cynicism sets in and it becomes a habit. Eventually, cynicism leads

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