The Impact of Inertia

I’m about to introduce physics into a blog about leadership and people development.  Why? Because organizations are in a constant state of motion with inertia cropping up all around us … and even within us. Sir Isaac Newton, in his First Law of Motion, explained “inertia” this way: An object will continue moving at its current velocity until […]

Part 1: Instill Confidence, Not Comfort

A leader’s job is not to make their people feel comfortable.   It’s to make them feel confident. How can you do that? 1- Address failures swiftly, directly and briefly. Then move on. Effective leaders acknowledge the decisions and strategies that failed in order to help employees grasp the context of what happened and why. This […]