10 simple things every leader needs to stop doing

After working with dozens of organizations, I’ve begun to see the patterns that led to their challenges. I’d like to share with you the ten most common behaviors.

Creating policies to correct behavior

Never create a policy to correct behavior. The more we allow this insidious creep of policies, the closer we come to killing our business.

The first questions I ask in all interviews are personal. I want to know who you are and what you love to do, as well as where you want to go in life.

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Hiring based on qualifications

Preaching transparency

We’ve all heard companies talk about transparency, but that hasn’t created anything resembling true transparency.

Use real language to communicate, and the connections you form with your team will be more genuine.

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Playing buzzword bingo


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