31 Game Changing Questions Day 31

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QUESTION 31: WHAT IS THE VALUE OF ORGANIZATIONAL DIVERSITY? In any organization, there are varying levels of diversity. Today, five generations co-mingle in a given workplace. If your leadership is progressive, you’ve taken care to build a culture that is diverse on all levels — age, gender, race, religion, and those with differing world-views. The benefits of inviting different kinds …

31 Game Changing Questions Day 30

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QUESTION 30: ARE YOU WILLING TO BREAK ALL THE RULES?  Depending on the paradigm in which you’ve been working, you might already have a sense of which rules you could break if you were more brave or willing. What if you were committed to revisiting the appropriateness of each and every rule you’ve been assuming serves something? What if, tragically, …

31 Game Changing Questions Day 29

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QUESTION 29: WHAT IF WE BROKE OUR ADDICTION TO THE UNIVERSAL HUMAN PARADIGM? A manager last week was complaining about what she saw as the motivation levels of two of her team. ‘Those younger kids: they don’t seem to care like we used to.’ This is an example of The Universal Human Paradigm: ‘We are disappointed with others and want …

31 Game Changing Questions Day 28

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QUESTION 28: WHAT IS THE VALUE OF PRACTICING ORGANIZATIONAL TRANSPARENCY? Remember when, to keep our established hierarchy intact, we had to keep secrets? Knowing about something others aren’t privy to bolsters our power, somehow. We are ‘in the know’ which puts us in the ‘inner circle.’ What if power-grabs aren’t cool anymore? Not sharing details viewed as ‘confidential’ is sometimes …

31 Game Changing Questions Day 27

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QUESTION 27: WHAT IF WE BEHAVED AS IF WE WERE 100% RESPONSIBLE FOR THE WORKING RELATIONSHIP? We need to hold the idea that we are 100% responsible for the relationship and its outputs. And that everyone else involved is too. Co-creating results is not 50/50. It’s 100/100. We are not talking here about effort or commitment, as when we say …

31 Game Changing Questions Day 26

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QUESTION 26: WHAT IF YOUR ONLY JOB IS TO CLEAR OBSTACLES FOR YOUR PEOPLE? As you consider the game-changing ideas up to today, it’s likely you are making some adjustments to your leadership style. If you are, that’s fantastic — your chances of being a visionary leader are increasing with each action. Still, there will be obstacles. Life is messy, …

31 Game Changing Questions Day 25

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QUESTION 25: WHAT IF WE IDENTIFIED THE REAL CHANNEL FOR THE DELIVERY OF WORK? In business, relationship is the channel for execution. Work is delivered in and through relationship with others, and so the quality of the relationship can often determine the quality of the output. If our IT infrastructure is in the way of the delivery of the work, …

31 Game Changing Questions Day 24

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QUESTION 24: HOW WOULD THE PRACTICE OF LOVING YOUR PEOPLE AFFECT YOUR BOTTOM LINE? Have you ever caught yourself caring too much about someone at work? You might be imagining a romantic caring, and that certainly happens but it isn’t the subject for today. We come to work with our whole human self, equipped with emotions we’ve been trained to …

31 Game Changing Questions Day 23

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QUESTION 23: HOW CAN WE HAVE A NEW CONVERSATION? Have you had many conversations with a team member, and they seem to be avoiding your message? Or they seem to have heard it, only to revert to their old behavior as soon as the conversation has ended? It is necessary to shift the nature of the conversation. Not the content …

31 Game Changing Questions Day 22

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QUESTION 22: WHAT ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITY TOWARD PEOPLE DO YOU EMBODY? How much responsibility for the well-being of employees falls on the shoulders of leaders? To what extent are you, in particular, prepared to practice goodwill toward your people? In a world of mergers and acquisitions, rising health-care costs, and reductions in workforce, leaders often face discerning an ethical path based …

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