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Accountability: It Shouldn’t Hurt!

June 18th, 2015|

Values are just words, until our actions give them meaning – Stephen de Groot   Have you ever been held Accountable for a process or a specific outcome that left you feeling less than good? Did it actually hurt? Were you confused, dazed and/or nauseous? Did the experience leave y [...]

The Power of Values: To Develop or Destroy (Part II)

May 13th, 2015|

This piece builds on Part I and is intended to provide leaders with insight into the dilemma and impacts of value-incongruence on employees, customers, clients and the company overall. More importantly this discussion offers a 4-step process for practically operationalizing values, so [...]

To Develop or Destroy: The Power of Values (Part I)

March 23rd, 2015|

The Power of Values Values gain great potency from the behaviors and actions that bring them to life. When actions/interactions are aligned with, endorse, foster or promote important values, they have the power to optimize human and organizational capacity beyond imagination. However, [...]

How to Lose Your Best Employee in 30 Minutes or Less!

April 18th, 2013|

I wish that this blog wasn't informed by so many true stories. I wish that the story I share here, and the many like it were far less common than they are. Recently I met with a friend and colleague for lunch. I will refer to her as Meagan, to protect her identity and the possibility [...]

The Greatest Leadership Experience Ever: 4 Key Factors

March 18th, 2013|

This blog is about key factors and common qualities uncovered in the process of investigating “The Greatest Leadership Experience Ever”.  It has been inspired by countless contributions from meaningful conversations and interviews with thousands of frontline workers, team leaders, sup [...]

Houston, We Have a Problem: A Supervision Problem!

February 20th, 2013|

If you are like most leaders you take your role seriously; you work hard at wanting the best and doing the best for your people. And like most leaders, I am guessing that the chief claim made in this blog will indeed concern you. Some leaders reading this may even react defensively or [...]

Why All Leaders Should Read This Blog!

February 1st, 2013|

Anyone can lead. Not everyone can lead well. How do you really know whether you’re leading well or not?!  This blog and future posts will help many leaders move a little or a lot closer to answering that very important question. If you are in a position of leadership and are striving [...]

Leadership Blog Coming February 1, 2013

January 15th, 2013|

Stay tuned for the first instalment of the Myriad Leadership Blog, coming February 1, 2013. [...]