Displaying episodes 31 - 60 of 197 in total

Impact Drift

When a team seems to be busy doing things that don't make sense, you cannot just blame that team.

Dog And Pony Shows

Companies operating as if it's the Wild West are bad, and so are those with big, cumbersome processes. But you know what's worse?

Leap of Faith

Sometimes, you have to stand outside of arm's reach.

Expanding Minds

Expanding a mind is a one-way street. Use that!

Keeping Time

Ding! Another quarter is gone. How is annoying my wife on vacation connected to teams with a sense of urgency? You're going to have to listen to this one to find out!

Comfort Zoning

Are you moving out of your comfort zone or just digging in deeper?

Rolling Responsibilities

Many aren't simply given roles and responsibilities. Does that mean you should spend your career floating with a wraith?


Do you have enough people who speak up in your organization?

Cheese Movers

Are you one to automatically deject any incoming changes? Three tips to becoming more of a cheese mover.

Healthy Innovation

What can we learn from tapas restaurants about innovation in our business?

Claiming Your Turf

Start standing behind your principles.

Vinegar Cellars

Are you waiting too long? Are you actively spoiling what you have?

Action Items to Items Actioned

Action items are a dime a dozen. How about actually doing the action?

Leadership Agenda

For effective meetings, you should go in with an agenda. For an effective leadership role, you should have an agenda, too!

Customer Success Success

Customer Success success. That's not a glitch in the matrix—that's what you should be telling your R&D team.

Aligning Motives

When there's an issue with an unhappy employee, many leaders succumb to external motivation tricks. A pay raise, titles, that sort of stuff. Too bad it simply doesn't ...

Tech Theft

When we cross the line from managing debt to stealing time from the company!

Mid Year Review

2022 is 50% over. Are you on track to make this an amazing year?

Ask Or You Shan't Receive

At least until we get neural links in all conference rooms, you can't expect to get things if you don't ask for them.

Mistaking Chaos for Autonomy

Do you really have autonomy, or are you, in fact, just playing by yourself at the little kids' table?


Let's talk about what's happening around us.

Mea Culpa

Everyone makes mistakes. I made at least five so far today. What are you doing about it?

Do Repeat Yourself

Coding lore says we shouldn't repeat ourselves. Sometimes we should. Sometimes we should!

Seeking Assurances

If you're trying to ensure that everything is bolted down before starting your journey, you'll eventually realize you never really get going.


You are likely optimizing your team's time incorrectly.

Foot Out the Door

Are you acting with a foot out the door?

Ownership Cultivation

For changes to stick, your people really have to own them.

Clearing Vision

Hey, it's just a startup, right? You're not supposed to have a vision a year into the future! Or should you?

Seeing Red

Someone made a mistake, and you're all wound up. Whatcha gonna do?

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