What to do when someone is attacking your credibility

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Bullies and Saboteurs I think we all have those moments in our careers when we feel vulnerable because there is someone who is doing things to undermine our credibility. I break this type of negative, damaging behavior into 2 groups. 1. Bully’s: People who are aggressive, dismissive, and attacking you to your face 2. Saboteurs: People who do their work to undermine you behind your back Today I want to talk about saboteurs. The attack... Saboteurs are the people for example, who in a management review meeting (when you are not there) will say things like: “I noticed that people in [your organization] are not motivated.” Or “I don’t understand these Continue Reading

2 reasons your team is not executing

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In my work with organizations to help them put their Strategy into Action, I find very often that many teams have trouble executing for a couple of fundamental reasons. Alignment is not enough Let’s assume your team is 100% aligned. Alignment is a first important step. And getting a team truly aligned is no small [...]

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How to be more strategic

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This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of How to be More Strategic. Get the webinar If you missed it you can download the recording. Members of Azzarello group can download this webinar for free. The Disconnect Executives always tell me that they wish their directors and mid-level managers would be more strategic. [...]

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Don’t even try! (…to do everything)

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Success does not equal doing everything. In my work with a variety of companies, there is a very common and shared view that executives want their managers to be more strategic. Likewise, I see many managers struggle for 3 reasons: 1. They are not sure what being more strategic actually looks like 2. They are [...]

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Shut Your Monkey: Productivity, Creativity, and Stress

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This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Productivity, Creativity and Stress. If you missed it you can download the recording. Members of Azzarello group can download this and all webinars for free: Download this webinar for free. For this webinar, I had the pleasure of interviewing Danny Gregory, who is the author [...]

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