Make No Mistake, We Should Make More

How do you feel when you make a mistake? What about when your employees make mistakes?

In our culture, especially our business culture, we tend to demonize mistakes, and if we want to excel we need to stop.

Business Satisfaction in a Nutshell

A friend recently forwarded me a post from Bud Caddell’s What Consumes Me blog entitled “how to be happy in business – venn diagram”. If you are in business and you are committed to BOTH your personal satisfaction and your business success (and why wouldn’t you be?) you owe it to yourself to take a look at this brief post. In it Bud shares a simple, but very insightful venn diagram that shows the overlaps between your business strengths (What We Do Well), satisfaction (What We Want To Do) and ability to earn (What We Can Be Paid To Do).

The Need for Business Alignment (3 of 3)

In parts one and two of this series, we examined the importance of alignment and establishing an alignment framework to address a multitude of business challenges and opportunities. In this article, we examine how a single alignment practice, Living Authentic Values, can have significant impacts across a variety of typical business scenarios.

The Need for Business Alignment (2 of 3)

In parts one of this series, we started to explore the idea that many of our challenges and opportunities could be viewed in terms of alignment, or a lack thereof. In this article, we’ll delve in a little more and introduce the concept of an alignment framework.

The Need for Business Alignment (1 of 3)

As business leaders, we are confronted with a plethora of apparently disparate challenges and opportunities on a daily basis. How valuable would it be to have a unified framework and a consistent set of tools for addressing these? In this article (the first of a three part series) we explore the notion that alignment may hold the key to such a framework.