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By Glenn Lyday This month’s article is from Glenn Lyday, my colleague in San Francisco.  Glenn explores one of the simplest, and often overlooked, tools to help create a healthy and aligned organization: cascading...

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Battle Planning your Defining Objectives (3-mins)

When see clients struggling to make progress on their Thematic Goal we see that they didn’t get clear and specific enough in their “Battle Plans” for their Defining Objectives. Battle Planning is one way to answer Critical Question 6 – Who Must Do What? It should also clarify what “Green” means. Keep it simple. 1 page or 1 slide; bullet points, etc.

Resources & Articles

Past Articles

Building Your Protection Team

Building Your Protection Team

In this “Thoughts from the Field” (Feb 2022) my colleague Bob Bernatz (Newport CA) highlights a critical mindset every leader must adopt – I need others to protect me. It’s a bold bit of humility! CEOs become CEOs typically because of some mix of hard work,...

Artificial Harmony

Artificial Harmony

 “Minnesota Nice” is a real thing… I was born in St. Paul.  I know.  It’s impossible for a Minnesotan to take the last potato out of the serving bowl no matter how hungry he is.  There is only one answer to the question, “How do you like this outfit?"  As a kid, my...

Faster, Better Decisions

Faster, Better Decisions

In our work, we find there are two qualities that set great teams apart: their ability to make great decisions and their ability to carry them out.  Or more nuanced, great teams make faster, better decisions than their peers and can execute those decisions...

Simple Ideas:  Time to Learn

Simple Ideas: Time to Learn

June 2020 | In the Context of a Nationwide Focus on Racial Inequality When is the last time you invested time to learn… to honestly seek new information about a topic or an issue - enough so that it changed your context and moved you along a continuum of...

How to Maximize Agility By Cascading Expectations

How to Maximize Agility By Cascading Expectations

 All organizations are having their agility put to the test.  Let’s agree that Agility is measured by the time it takes to pivot – to absorb new information, decide, and see the impact on the front lines with employees and customers.   The key to...

At Our Best – Leading in Crisis

At Our Best – Leading in Crisis

At Our Best in Crisis | The next few months promise to be trying times for most executive teams.  Restricted travel, cancelled meetings, disrupted supply chains and uncertain revenue.  This will generate much fear, uncertainty and doubt for employees,...

Podcast Appearances

Podcast Guest: Three year Vision

Podcast Guest: Three year Vision

I enjoyed joining James Felton on the Leadership Forum once again to discuss the importance of developing a three year vision with your team. Take a listen! Listen Now: The Leadership Forum Podcast - Three Year Vision

Podcast Guest: Three year Vision

Podcast Guest: Faster, Better Decisions

I enjoyed joining James Felton on the Leadership Forum once again for a deep dive into how the best teams make Faster, Better Decisions.  Enjoy! Listen Now: The Leadership Forum Podcast - Faster, Better Decisions

Podcast Guest:  Leading Through Crisis

Podcast Guest: Leading Through Crisis

I was honored to be interviewed by James Felton on The Leadership Forum podcast on April 23, 2020. In this interview James and I discuss the necessary qualities and behaviors of leaders during difficult circumstances. This pulls on some big ideas explored more fully...

Podcast Guest: Building Effective Teams and Healthy Organizations

Podcast Guest: Building Effective Teams and Healthy Organizations

What a thrill to be interviewed on ParkerGale's amazing Private Equity Funcast. I was interviewed fellow organizational health nerd, Paul Stancik. What I appreciate about Paul is his intellect, often displayed in unique turns of phrase ('Paulisms'), and his open-mind....

Tools & Videos

Podcast Guest: Three year Vision

I enjoyed joining James Felton on the Leadership Forum once again to discuss the importance of developing a three year vision with your team. Take a listen! Listen Now: The Leadership Forum Podcast - Three Year Vision

Podcast Guest: Faster, Better Decisions

I enjoyed joining James Felton on the Leadership Forum once again for a deep dive into how the best teams make Faster, Better Decisions.  Enjoy!

Podcast Guest: Leading Through Crisis

Keith is a featured guest on The Leadership Forum where James Felton interviews various executives and coaches for their insights on the best practices for leaders.

Podcast Guest: Building Effective Teams and Healthy Organizations

On this episode, Keith Hadley from the Table Group joins Paul Stansik to chat about how we build aligned C-suite teams and healthy portfolio companies.

Past Podcast APpearances

Podcast Guest: Three year Vision

I enjoyed joining James Felton on the Leadership Forum once again to discuss the importance of developing a three year vision with your team. Take a listen! Listen Now: The Leadership Forum Podcast - Three Year Vision

Podcast Guest: Faster, Better Decisions

I enjoyed joining James Felton on the Leadership Forum once again for a deep dive into how the best teams make Faster, Better Decisions.  Enjoy! Listen Now: The Leadership Forum Podcast - Faster, Better Decisions

Podcast Guest: Leading Through Crisis

I was honored to be interviewed by James Felton on The Leadership Forum podcast on April 23, 2020. In this interview James and I discuss the necessary qualities and behaviors of leaders during difficult circumstances. This pulls on some big ideas explored more fully...

Podcast Guest: Building Effective Teams and Healthy Organizations

What a thrill to be interviewed on ParkerGale's amazing Private Equity Funcast. I was interviewed fellow organizational health nerd, Paul Stancik. What I appreciate about Paul is his intellect, often displayed in unique turns of phrase ('Paulisms'), and his open-mind....