In 1995, Edward Deci published his book entitled Why We Do What We Do. It outlines his Self-Determination Theory and discusses extrinsic and intrinsic motivation with scientific research to support the theory. It’s a great read and helps explain why Intent-Based Leadership works. We recommend reading it to learn more. I recently read this book, Why...

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...

Humans are conditioned to rely on visual cues. Leaders bring information to light by creating visual aides. Make the invisible visible. Article reference: https://www.wsj.com/articles/ecuador-city-beat-one-of-worlds-worst-outbreaks-of-covid-19-11593532974 Make the invisible visible. Humans are visual animals we have 10 times as much brain matter dedicated to processing what we see then to processing what we hear the optical nerves...

Dr. Damasio, a head neurologist, discovered that our decision making is processed through the emotional part of our brain. Healthy emotions are necessary for healthy decision making. Our job as leaders in a Leader-Leader organization is to create an environment where people can come to work with healthy emotions. Learn more by reading this blog: Healthy...

Fundamentally, humans will respond more consistently to positive, immediate, and certain recognition for behavior and ultimately continue that behavior. The circumstances leading up to the behavior are not as important as the consequence of the behavior. Focus on immediate recognition for best results. Today I’m going to talk about the ABCs of human behavior. And...

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