America, as a country and a culture, is about Freedom.
We celebrate our freedom, and we often say that freedom has a high cost—the lives of people who fought to give us freedom and to keep us free. Those lives do constitute a high cost. But I want to talk about a different kind of freedom, Continue reading
A quote from the Financial Times came to mind recently when I met two people who are the top people in their respective companies. Here is the quote: Hierarchical attitudes and traditions of Continue reading
Here’s a riddle: What aspect of an organization, any organization, is everywhere? Wherever you go in the organization, you can see it, hear it, feel it. Even when you’re outside the organization, you take it with you.
And yet, you can’t Continue reading
Here’s what I told a Chief Operations Officer recently, when he resisted involving the senior leadership team in an effort to improve the organization’s culture: