- Rachel asked about how to balance performance and people.
- Mike asked about getting the employees to communicate, engage and work together as a team.
- Pierre asked about how to prevent the distortion of storytelling.
- Rasmus asked a follow-up question from a previous episode on our motivation for continuing to move forward.
- Leadership Dilemmas-Grid Solutions by Robert Blake and Anne McCanse*
- Managerial Grid Model
- Bonni recommended the author Debra Tannen*
- Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto by Kevin Gannon
- CFL148: The Four Stories Leaders Need For Influence
- CFL207: How to Transform Your Limitations Into Advantages
- CFL249: How to Succeed with Leadership and Management, with John Kotter
Why You Should Hire People Toughened by Failure, Not Those Coddled by Success: An example from Amazon of why you may want to consider the people who’ve failed at exactly what you’re trying to do.
The Paradox of the Flawless Record: Speaking of failure, you’re not doing it right it everybody loves you. Here’s your motivation to matter.
What Makes People Feel Upbeat at Work: As you might imagine, there’s a lot to say. One key conclusion? People who can say the following are generally the highest performers: “My job permits me to decide on my own how to go about doing the work.”
Andy Grove and the Value of Facing Reality: Fascinating read on how Intel became a powerhouse. This quote is a key reason we have a Coaching for Leaders Mastermind: “People who have no emotional stake in a decision can see what needs to be done sooner.”
Just For Fun
Try Everything: If you live with children who’ve discovered Zootopia, you know this song already. If not, it’s a great one to start your day with.