Job loss or economic woes? Why do tough times stir despair in some and courage in others, especially during holidays like Christmas? When people feel life hitting back – below the belt, why do some rise and some fall? I’d been inspired in discussions on this dilemma, with Robyn, Eva,… Read more »
Luckily, the human brain comes with unique equipment to free your mind, solve problems, or create adventures many crave but most people fail to imagine for themselves. Follow one or two new neuron pathways today and watch limiting habits fade as rigid ruts yield to infinite imaginings. It’s really about… Read more »
What’s your problem?
That question starts a very different day, full of unusual possibilities! How so? Let’s say you ask this question to identify one and your brain springs into gear to look for possible solutions.
Would you agree that tone tools can create goodwill and amp up any learning community? I’m referring to the body language of communication here – the tone tools that bring a smile of inclusion or adds a snub of rejection. Tone benefits embody the warmth of thanks, while its lack… Read more »
Looking to help teams to benefit from their differences and grow their strengths? FIRST – Have members complete the survey below to discover what differences each brings to strengthen the team: 1. Others recognize my unique strengths. Yes _____ No _____. 2. Different cultures enjoy my leadership. Yes _____ No… Read more »
Without regular reflection and renewed directions, common traps in most organizations we work within become sinkhole killers of novelty. How so? …
5 Common Traps that Sink Innovation
Mita survey equips leader brains to win! The 268 page book’s so new it’s still in draft form – and yet already getting rave reviews for winning approaches. Comment below to confirm! Responses and what they hold for leaders – will follow in a few days. Complete each survey… Read more »
Ever have a day when work became combat, and your workplace a war zone? When problems arise, the last place leaders look for solutions is within differences that caused battles in the first place. Have you seen it?
Gary, manufacturing manager in NY, is more typical of leaders we meet who see differences as the cause for poor tone. We have constant problem because union reps, “stick their noses into everything, cause trouble for the entire company”, he said, ”They make no effort to help with anything,” he went on.
Survey your communication department to increase innovative IQ and ensure your workforce is promoting change – and traditional communication staff does not stifle innovative risks. Only as the communication department lets go of threats and increases leaders’ communication freedom, can your organization win in an innovation era.
Are your meetings brain draining, or brain powering? The idea is to engage both sides of the brain, to increase innovation. See innovative meetings e-handbook here for dozens of practical strategies that bring meetings alive where you work. Respond either yes or no to each survey question and then… Read more »