Tuesday Report

Three Magical Little Words to Unlock Collaboration

What can you do when you have to get people or groups to collaborate, when neither bullets, bombs or bluster can get them to move  a  nano-step? In my work with leaders of organizations—where millions of dollars are on the line—I’ve found three simple magic

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Can You Really Improve Your Weaknesses?

Lead with Your Strengths—But Operate Powerfully with Your Weakest Skills When You Have To   Can you improve your weak points quickly?   Tom, an old board member of mine, showed me how quickly you can in the case of life or death.  He recounted his story to

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How to Change Your Mind About Yourself

You could say life begins for everyone as a negative experience.   Don’t agree with that?  As evidence I would say nobody ever told you their  newborn baby kept them up all night laughing. If life were a poker game, I would argue that the deck

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When Good Teams Go Bad–What Do You Do When Trust Is Gone?

As in the iconic 1972 movie, The Godfather, you remember the beginning wedding scene.  Everyone is happy and dancing at Don Corleone’s daughter’s wedding.  The congressman is present.  The priest is waiting to do the ceremony.  Don Corleone’s associates come to his office to kiss the

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How to Inspire SOMEONE to do ANYTHING

If you want to use the most powerful tool available to get things done, use the power of inspiration.  It is the one tool available to convince someone to do anything—that’s worth doingInspiration as a way to persuade people to get things done has fallen

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