How Technology Can Transform Performance Management Today

In this webinar, best selling author Marcus Buckingham argues that current performance management systems are seriously flawed and of no use to the organization i.e. HR and, more importantly, the team leader.


Southwest Airlines - Purpose and Vision

Wonderful defining statement of a company's purpose and vision. No wonder the folks from Southwest Airlines have become synonymous with excellent customer service.

How Netflix Reinvented HR

Sheryl Sandberg has called it one of the most important documents ever to come out of Silicon Valley. It’s been viewed more than 5 million times on the web. 

Goodbye Mexico!

 I am leaving Mexico for the third time in my life. My colleagues from Daimler Trucks Mexico made this video as a farewell present for me. It has been an honor and a privilege serving you guys during the last 6 years. I will not forget you.



Commanders Intent

I have gotten a lot of questions derived from my recent presentation / explanation of the military term 'Commanders Intent' and how it applies or should apply in the corporate world. This video does a great job providing an example.
To recap, one of the best aspects of military leadership is the idea of Commanders Intent. In many situations a team member may be forced to face circumstances that have not been specifically addressed in previous training or discussions. Mission success then requires them to have a broad understanding (and a believing in) the big picture. This 2 minute video is from a speech a commanding officer delivered to a Company about to be dropped relatively deep into enemy territory.
Make sure your team has a clear purpose and an understanding of your (commanders) intentions.