Values As Floating Foundations

Values are at the core when it comes defining identity and behaviour. They’re a matter of identity. Identity informs behaviour. This is why every leader must set and guard values. This is nothing new. You know this, but if you’re anything like me you need the reminders. Every enterprise is impacted by the environment it […]

The Challenge Of Now

Leaders, well, everyone for that matter, must avoid moving forward to the past. This is when leaders (and organisations they serve) are in motion but with focus and attention on the past. This can be partly due to leaders not reflecting, as way of avoiding past failures, as well as seeing what can be garnered […]

At A Time, In Time

One of your frustrations as a leader, at some point, if not all the time, is not being able to do everything at one go. I hate constraints. Managing and or leading is almost a management of constraints. I hate that I can’t make everything happen at one go. If only it was that easy. […]

Cost and Value Mismatch

Cost and value. These two are related but often mistaken for each other. The cost of something has to do with what it takes to attain or posses it. Value has to do with its worth. Cost doesn’t determine value per se. Both are very subjective. One of the main reasons is that value is […]

The Nature Of Defining “Stuff”

  Leaders are only as effective as their ability to define “stuff”. That is, define direction, present reality and processes of change. When leaders define, well, “stuff” they not only communicate what or how certain things are, but also how they are not [Click to Tweet] Keep in mind that the culture of your enterprise […]