The Leadership Challenge

Challenging the Process: What About Taking Risks?

Challenging the Process: What About Taking Risks? Over the past several weeks we have been talking about Challenging the Process. Stepping out of our comfort zone, looking outside the box, taking risks, looking for the little wins and building on them. As leaders in organizations, we first need to be…

How Do You as A Leader Set Goals, Plans and Measurable Milestones?

Most of us I will assume set goals and make plans, but how do we do when it comes to checking where we are in those plans, goals? Keeping milestones? Tracking how we are doing? Here is another layer. As a leader, how are you at developing your people to…

What Can We Learn When Things Go Wrong and Right?

Kouzes and Posner ask the question, “What can you learn when things don’t go as expected?” as their 4th behaviour in the practice of Challenging the Process. I want to shift that a little and ask, what can you learn when things go as expected? More of a positive right?…

What is One Way You Can Challenge People to Try Out New and Innovative Ways to Do Their Work?

When a direct report walks into your office with an issue, challenge or answer they need, what do you do? Do you give them the solution to the challenge, and answer to their problem? Then, is the next thing you do is complain because you can’t find the time to…

Are You in Your Job to Do Something, Or for Something To Do?

What is your Vision for your organization? Can you envision what the ideal and unique future is for your team? Try asking these questions of yourself: Are you in your job to do something of for something to do? What about your job is important to you, your team, your…