Leaders encourage probabilistic conversation which allows people to share thoughts and communicate in a way that encourages thinking. Here’s David with further explanation. Hey, here’s one representation of what Hurricane Ian might do to Florida, where I live, which is going to hit tomorrow (September 28, 2022). And it shows this single line. And we...

Saying what you intend to do incorporates the best of the communications that happen with permission-based environments and the best of ownership and a bias for action that happens with a “just do it” environment. Here’s David with more. When it comes to communication structures, most organizations are not playing with a full deck.   I...

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Leaders provide information to help mitigate anxiety and mistakes. Here’s David to Heathrow Airport with an example. “Provide Information” is one of our practices. Sometimes we say, “Provide information not instructions.” But you can start by simply providing information. I’m on this shuttle bus in Heathrow.  I’m going from terminal 4 to 2, which is...

Praise is part of the manipulative strategy of bosses. Leaders dealing with adults observe not evaluate, and prize not praise. Here, David explains the difference and why it matters. Hey, we put out a post recently where we talked about praise being a manipulation, a manipulative tool that bosses use to control people and to...

Permission-based organizations are designed to stop action. Intent-based organizations are designed with a bias for action. Here’s David in Iceland with an example. Hey, so talking about the perils of a permission-based environment.  Just got off this cruise ship here in Reykjavik, Iceland and a total disaster. First of all, this is the taxi line....

Leaders must work against natural human tendencies to build more empowering organizations. Here’s David at, Clava Cairns, with more. I’m here at a place called Clava Cairns. It’s an ancient 4000 year-old burial site near Inverness (Scotland). And by the way, over here, this is the Highlander stone (Oops! He means Outlander stone), if you’ve...

Leaders give information, not instructions, so people with control can make better decisions based on that information. Here’s David with an example. Professionals pass information. Amateurs give instructions.   When I see a couple of people trying to park a car, or some volunteer is going to help you park your car, it was always they’re...

A leader’s job is to structure the organization so that it creates the right conversations, thus pushing authority to information. Here, David discusses what it sounds like when a leader manages information instead. So I got a question. At what point is pushing down authority to information become the leader absolving themselves of responsibility. It...

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