Managing The Complexity of Business
How To Identify Priorities and Increase Productivity
With increasing competition and decreasing budgets, it is difficult for organizations to manage daily activities while delivering
on strategic priorities.
Many managers and senior leaders find themselves putting out fires or in the weeds and not executing priorities or developing their team.
Management by Subtraction
The Ceiling of Diminishing Returns for effort and results
The distinction between hard thinking vs. more/same effort
How to prioritize/communicate the workload from multiple bosses
How to manage levels of emotional states (stress/motivation)
The Collaboration Shift: From “Me” to “We.”
Building High-Performance Teams
Most workplaces are fostering a high level of competition and are unaware of the damaging impact it is doing.
Learning how to collaborate in times of crisis is a learned skill.
Managers/Departments are working in silos which lead to confusion, fear, and low performance.
The value of collaboration for innovation and effectiveness
How to restore trust and clean up past grievances in the office
The value of healthy conflict on a team
How responsibility can be an empowering concept
How To Have Tough (Coaching) Conversations
Being a Powerful Communicator
Most of our frustration at work is a result of not being honest in our communication.
Managers don’t hold people accountable because they don’t want to have tough conversations.
When one regularly engages in “straight talk” they experience reduced frustration and an increase in personal power.
The distinction between gently honest vs. brutally honest
The distinction between managing a promise vs. managing a person
A 3 part system to have a tough conversation
How “straight talk” reduces long-term frustration
How to neutralize emotions when things get heated