Change is hard. Leading change is even harder. Don’t let culture be an afterthought. Use it!
Though well-intentioned, that’s why over half of major transformation efforts fail. Why? Many reasons can include but aren’t limited to a bad strategy, a weak culture lacking trust and accountability, poor communication, low levels of buy-in, change fatigue and competing priorities. But one area where many company leaders fail regularly is learning how to leverage the company culture to drive change.read more
Our collective consciousness is defined by great leaders. Think about some of today’s most recognizable household names: Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Warren Buffet, Richard Branson. All have ascended to the top of business and achieved quasai-celebrity status, forging new ideas and products that shape the way we live today. Here Bryan Adams, no, the other one, is writing for Inc exploring what these great leaders have in common.read more
It’s the combination of mental, business, and measurement models that enables real transformation. The airline industry is a cautionary tale of what happens when companies emulate new business models without bringing over the associated mental models.read more
Mentors, you want big box-office for the time you spend outside of that box you call an office on mentoring, right? (See what I did there?) Here’s the mission briefing for becoming a SuperMentor:read more
When you think about it, this quote makes perfect business sense. But it’s so rare and hard to find.read more
Excessive focus exhausts the focus circuits in your brain. The brain operates optimally when it toggles between focus and unfocus.read more