When participants follow the Six Ps,Board sessions, reviews, operations meetings, design and code walkthroughs, All Hands meetings, interviews, and literally every forum where people convene to discuss a topic, both their individual performance and performance of the group as a whole is greatly enhanced:
Prepare: Read materials sent in advance with enough lead-time to reflect on their content. If you are the meeting owner, make it easy for attendees to prepare, and for you and your team to step-back and develop perspective, by distributing background materials at least two days ahead.
Show uP: Attend! You cannot contribute if you do not attend both physically (even if electronically, e.g. by phone or Skype) and mentally. Continue reading →
The CEO of a successful organization ensures that they have an inner circle of leaders, or Core Leadership Team, who are individually and collectively clear about their relative strengths and on what the group counts on from each of them to be successful. The exercise below is a structured and straightforward way to make expectations explicit Continue reading →