Cancel Your Executive Status Meetings (Do This Instead)

Last week I met with a strategy leader for an Australian financial services organization, who was trying to work out how to bring his executive team together on a regular cadence to align around strategy. He’d built a great Kanban board to visualize the large strategic projects the organization was pursuing -- sort of an executive-level roadmap -- and wanted some ideas for how to bring execs together...

Lean Coffee Staff Meetings

I’ve seen a lot of bad staff meetings over the years. Everyone feels compelled to attend because the boss called the meeting. The boss sets the agenda but sometimes doesn’t have time to think it through. There are urgent issues that everyone else knows the...