How to Lead and Communicate by Actions

The methods of communication for business leaders have multiplied over the years. Some are more effective than others. For messages related to challenging changes, you want to connect with the hearts and minds of the employees. Gaining trust in the communication process is crucial. It is difficult to convince employees… [More]

Do You Rely on Presumption or Logic?

Sitting in an Amsterdam cafe trying to find something other than eggs and croissants for breakfast, the traditional Dutch biscuit and butter caught my eyes. I had a good chuckle when my food came. What I got was two Dutch cookies served on a small toasted bread roll loaded with… [More]

Communicating Complex Instructions

There are many ways to provide instructions. Written, verbal, and live demonstrations are some of the main approaches. For complex instructions, the learning curve could be high. You want to present the details in the simplest form so that the users won’t get confused. Instead of relying on a text-heavy… [More]

Practices that Short-change Your Change Management Effort

Modifying the status quo involves pulling people from their comfort zone and asking them to go about their routine in a new way. The success in implementing change depends on how well the change is rolled out. Whether you are enhancing a billing process or embarking on a major transformation… [More]

Do You Have a Plan B?

Upon its announcement of the departing CEO Christine Day, Lululemon’s stock price took a deep dive of 18%. The company has built a loyal customer base for its yoga wear. It has recovered nicely from an earlier kerfuffle around its ultra sheer luon yoga pants. The surprising announcement got the… [More]

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