Need to ask more powerful questions?

Need to ask more powerful questions?

Asking powerful questions is one of the key skills of a great leader and team member. In my client work, I see many reasons why this doesn’t happen. Often the barriers to asking questions (versus just giving the answer) involve assumptions and beliefs about...
Progress in crisis: Take a longer view

Progress in crisis: Take a longer view

Originally posted after David and Launda Wheatley’s transatlantic adventure in 2015, this blog offers practical insight on measuring progress in the midst of chaos. It has been edited slightly since the original.¬† When you’re in the midst of turmoil, it...
Everything is leadership

Everything is leadership

It turns out leaders can learn a lot from archers, archerists or whatever the correct term is for persons who do¬†archery. The phrase, “everything is aiming,” was quoted in Jono Hey’s most recent sketchplanation. (If you aren’t a Jono Hey fan...
Your people-development mindset

Your people-development mindset

John Maxwell’s 4th level (of 5) of leadership is People Development. He and many other experts believe that great leaders invest a lot of time and energy helping others grow. If you’re struggling to cultivate capabilities in your people, your mindset may...
Are you a student?

Are you a student?

Humanergists recently did a “live 360” at a team meeting. Basically, we met for 2-minute one-on-one sessions to give each other feedback about our strengths and opportunities. For teams with high trust and good relationships, this process works well when...