Tone tools can create goodwill – even in war zones! The body language of communication, tone brings a smile of inclusion or adds a snub of rejection. Tone benefits embody the warmth of thanks, while its lack chills through sneers and criticism. Not surprisingly, good tone tools help you to… 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
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.
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 item… 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 »
The human brain comes with unique equipment to build and sustain new neuron pathways from old habits to new innovations. It’s really about moving from STUCK to UNSTUCK! (Can you identify with this video?) When mentoring leads to mind-guiding then we both teach new neuron paths and learn them from… Read more »
Curious about your Survey for a Toxic or Well Workplace score? If your workplace scored 20 correct responses it’s exceptionally well where you work. Congratulations! If, on the other hand, you scored under 20, why not toss one brain based solution into action monthly until wellness defines your workplace. For… Read more »
Is your workplace brain powered, or brain drained? Respond either yes or no to each survey question and then check scores against brainpowered answers: 1. Is boredom more a reality at your work than passion for daily targets? Yes ___ No ___ 2. Does your workplace setting inspire staff to… Read more »
Increasingly, we face downturns, conflicts, and cutbacks. It’s time to fight back, and I plan to join the line-up of leaders out on front lines who do just that! You? Ratchet up your organization’s brainpower by Jump starting organizational IQ and watch people begin to link leadership to prosperity for… Read more »
If you believe IQ is fixed, then it could well be so for you, because of the way belief fuels or limits mental plasticity and brainpower. Want more intelligence by the end of today though? Then simply act on one or more of your multiple intelligences, and expect your dendrite… Read more »
Are you unmoved or moved as media reports daily bombard your world with further fallout from financial fiascoes? I mean are you doing finances differently, and inspiring others to do the same? Perhaps it’s time to rethink our responses and create a better way forward. Daily you choose for growth… Read more »
Job loss, 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 recently in discussions on this dilemma, with Robyn, Eva,… Read more »
Have you felt bombarded as waves of financial failures intensify? It’s hard not to be drawn into the swells that wash away chunks of security with each ebb and flow. Newscasts splash doom across our TV screens while anchors toss human fears into darker waters daily, with chilling predictions of… Read more »
We now know that IQ scores increase over a lifetime, that brains hold power tools for ethical excellence, and that dendrite brain cells rewire daily based on what you do. My question is, Do your multiple intelligences expand too, or are they lifeless through lack of use? Whenever you tap… Read more »