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Leadership Nudge – Cut The Tie

Nudge – Cut the Tie

Cell phones are awesome. They allow us to do things like keep track of our calendars, capture images, access the Internet, and maintain constant communication. When I am away from my team I can stay in touch 24 hours a day. That doesn’t mean I should. Continue reading

Let It Go

Weekly Nudge – Let It Go

The next time you get a piece of work from your team to review or approve, find something you think you could make better but then let it go. Continue reading

Give Up Control

Weekly Nudge – Give Up Control

We are wired to take control and create followers. Taking control and creating followers has been very successful in the business world. In the military it has long been the only way to lead. What I experienced when I decided to give control and create leaders was tremendously more powerful. Continue reading

Ask Permission

Weekly Nudge – Ask Permission

The next time you need to give someone feedback or confront an issue, ask permission, “Is this a good time to talk about what happened?” If they say it’s not, check in later or let them know when you plan to talk with them tomorrow. Continue reading

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