People don’t like to be controlled. In an Intent-Based Leadership environment, leaders don’t control what others do. Instead, they create safe environments where people have their own agency and control over their work. I’m here with my friend’s sons, Tony and Cal. Tony’s not quite two, but he already knows he doesn’t like to be...

Leaders encourage people to follow the organization’s values and principles rather than a particular person. This mitigates favoritism and helps create an organization aligned to its principles and values rather than personalities. How is it in your organization? Hey, I’m here at Heidelberg Castle, which is mostly a ruin, but this one building was reconstructed....

Onboarding is about facilitating that emotional transition from feeling like an outsider to feeling like an insider – moving from “they” to “we”. The sooner this happens the sooner the team is more effective. What can you do to help your new folks move from the feeling of “they” to “we”? Here’s an example of...

In a meeting, if a leader expresses their opinion first, what they’re doing is anchoring the discussion to their own perspective. Instead, leaders speak last. They share their opinions once they’ve heard from other people to hear more diverse perspectives. I’m in Alloa in Scotland, where this anchor is a reminder of the history of...

You can’t fix people. They don’t need fixing. What you can do is create the environment where it makes it easy for people to do the behavior that you’re looking for. Hey, David Marquet here.   I want to talk about Principle 5 of Intent-Based Leadership, which is Leaders Fix the Environment, Not People. Now, here’s how this...

Studies show that when we try to control things that we really cannot control, our blood pressure increases and our bodies release of the stress hormone cortisol. For more happiness and less stress make a conscious choice to give up control. A key part of Intent-Based Leadership is about giving up control. We understand the...

Leaders must create a safe environment in order for employees to feel comfortable engaging in risk-embracing behavior, like launching a new product or even sharing a dissenting opinion. This is when you call the “Connect” play. Connect is about caring what people think, caring how people feel, and caring about their personal goals. Hey, ladies...

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Intent-Based Leadership International, LLC • 1435 E. Venice Ave #104-173 • Venice, FL 34292 • +1.941.408.0311