Archive for March, 2009

Leadership during Turbulent, Complex Times

For this post, I’m featuring a leadership focus tool from Mike Jay. Mike suggests that any leader can focus on 5 things and be successful in trying circumstances, no matter what the situation. His Big Five use acronym IMULL. Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let’s love turbulence and use it for change. — Ramsay Clark


During Crises & Crunch, What Matters? The Power of the Story

Budget decisions define organizations, sometimes in new ways. Peter Drucker once stated, “Only three things happen naturally in organizations – friction, confusion and underperformance. Everything else requires leaderhip.” Questions that may arise during budget reductions are compared to the classic 7S structure model along with examples. Paul Harvey’s passing is also noted with a quote. –DN