In today’s environment of high-velocity change, a business’s technology, product innovation or unique distribution are only fleeting advantages. In fact, the only sustainable competitive advantage is an organization’s talent and how reliably they perform. Andrew Carnegie came to America from his native Scotland when he was a small boy, did a variety of odd jobs, […]
About Lee Colan
Lee J. Colan, Ph.D., co-founded The L Group Inc. in 1999. Colan’s passion for serving leaders enables him to deliver cut-through-the-clutter tools that elevate leaders and their teams. He was nominated for the 2013 Thinkers50 Award for best management thinker globally. He has authored 12 books, including “Engaging the Hearts and Minds of All Your Employees.” Colan can be reached at www.thelgroup.com.
Entries by Lee Colan
Today’s hyperactive and attention-demanding world makes reflection no easy task. Nonetheless, we still must find a way to carve out “mental space” so we can think clearly, plan, reflect, dream. Management expert Peter Drucker expressed the value of reflection years ago, even when the world was not so information-rich and time-poor. He said, “Follow effective […]
The best defense against an unnamed elephant trampling your team’s performance is to agree to rules of engagement.
Don’t wait for your organization to communicate a purpose that your team can latch onto. Take the initiative now to engage the hearts of your team so they will develop a passion for their work. Be bold.
Walt Disney has a famous quotation: “If you can dream it, you can do it.” It sounds good, but do you really believe it?
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