Streaks Update

Earlier this fall, I posted about streaks – those self-reinforcing cycles that create or kill momentum.  I’m interested in streaks because I’ve come to believe that beneath the cold, logical approaches to life that we all employ, there’s a...

Turning Points

In the wake of the dramatic rescue of the miners in Chile, many of those involved are drawing lessons from the experience.  Here’s a sampling: Chile’s president has vowed to review mine safety standards in the country.  He sees it as a turning point in...

Streaks

Momentum is a funny thing.  Leaders spend a lot of time and energy trying to create positive momentum.  Whether they’re doing strategic planning, reviewing progress of key initiatives, or coaching a key staff member, they’re putting things in motion....

Velcro or Teflon?

Much has been written about making your message sticky.   Here’s a different perspective on the stickiness question: Is your organization velcro or teflon? Let me explain. When we work with clients who are trying to bring their vision to life, they inevitably...