Execution Leadership: The way we work with humans isn’t working!

Execution Leadership: The way we work with humans isn’t working!

Organisations invest a lot of time and money developing and communicating strategy, but there seems to be an ongoing challenge with the short and long-term execution of that strategy.  Some people jump on board and others, even though they understand, agree with and even desire the strategy or change, just don’t seem to be able to execute.  And those who were originally onboard can eventually give up because it’s too hard to carry on or keep motivating others to come along on the ride.  In most cases, over time, people will revert to their comfort zones and go back to doing things the way they used to. (more…)

Why do people do what they do?

Why do people do what they do?

You can never really truly know why someone makes the choices they do, or behaves the way they do. Sometimes you may be baffled by the way YOU think and behave.  Furthermore, it’s not really your right to judge the behaviour of others, but you do have to live and work in collaborative environments, and you do have to understand and manage your own behaviour. (more…)