When I consider Situational Leadership® and Fierce Conversations®, the first word that comes to mind is “complementary.” As a Master Facilitator of Situational Leadership® training around the world, I am surprised how often I quote Susan Scott (author of “Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time”) to reinforce a point I’m making during one of our programs.(more…) [ Read More + ]
Years ago I had a friend tell me a story that has obviously stuck for one reason or another. He was working a summer job at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC as a local roadie. In essence, he and his crew set up and tore down the stage for a series of large concerts. One such concert featured a well-known band (that will remain nameless) and the Grateful Dead. Now, as I understood it, the local crew set everything up to specification the day before the concert and then notified the bands who showed up separately (at designated times) to conduct sound checks.