The Tyranny of Talent, Experience and Knowledge

The Tyranny of Talent, Experience and Knowledge

Operating Principle: Train animals. Educate people.

Those “three stooges” of experienced managers can lead to very experienced managers being short-tempered & critical of others. They manifest cynical refrain about people – “Can’t find good people anymore!” They breed resentment — toward less competent and/or motivated people — particularly millennials.

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The Performance Is In The Behaviours

The Performance Is In The Behaviours

Performance is an observable set of behaviours.

Imagine you are watching a tennis match, a hockey game or a ballet. The performance is experienced in the behaviours. When we watch those performances we create a video tape in our mind that we can play back as we recall our experience.

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Developing People’s Genius Within - One Conversation At A Time

Leadership for Einsteins: Developing People’s Genius Within – One Conversation At A Time

Leadership for Einsteins is not just a way of talking, its a series of ongoing two-way conversations.

It’s about you shifting your behaviours in the service of developing people.

Leadership for Einsteins – no dummies, no idiots – is a process that results in people doing what they are supposed to be doing because they are skilled at doing “it” and are committed to doing “it” well.

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Leadership Lessons

The Too Busy Farmer’s Fatal Flaw

A farmer was bitten by one of his pigs. What he didn’t know was that the pig had a serious disease. The guy wanted to save money, so he had skimped on immunization shots for his pigs. After being bitten, he self-diagnosed the situation incorrectly. Problem: Bite Solution: Bandage wound and carry on as if…

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