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Nothing limits the success of organizations more frequently than dysfunction in how the members view their team.  From the C-suite (including parents) down, units and individual members often work against each other because they view each other as having opposing purposes. Seeing each other as having the same ultimate purpose is a critical element of [...]

By |September 29th, 2016|Organizations & Success|0 Comments

Bullying and Organizations

Lots of attention is appropriately focused today on reducing bullying among children. But the greatest obstacle to reducing bullying among children is the many examples children see of how openly our society rewards adult bullies. What is bullying? We now recognize bullying is not only physical intimidation. Bullying is demeaning, belittling, or otherwise mentally or physically abusing someone to improve your own position, particularly when it includes enlisting others [...]

By |February 24th, 2016|Organizations & Success|0 Comments


Only one characteristic defines a leader.  Only one. Academics often list characteristics of what they consider a good leader. I may agree with their opinions about good leaders, but limiting the definition of leader to what I consider a good leader instills subjectivity before we have objectively determined what constitutes being a leader. Masses of people sometimes follow what most of us would consider bad, even terrible, leaders.  And [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Organizations & Success|0 Comments