Difficult Conversations

In the real world, we tend to cut our high performers a bit more behavioral slack than we do the average performer. This isn’t necessarily wrong. High performance is the result of high internal standards, a key characteristic of successful organizations. Sometimes however, no matter how high the performance, behavioral issues become unacceptable. This is…

Freedom and Leadership

Americans don’t get much positive feedback about our role in the world these days. It seems we’re always stepping into it, wasting our time or being made fools of. There are places in the world however, where what we stand for is appreciated, even treasured. On our trip to the Czech Republic we took a…