Everyone lives in different time zones in their minds. Some live in the past, some in the future. Some way out in the future. Knowing what time zone someone is in when we interact is one of the most important tools we can use, especially when we are in conflict or solving problems. De Hicks talks about a simple way to make sure we are thinking in the same time zones.
Leaders have two jobs: Create Clarity and Create Alignment. In this Podcast, De Hicks talks about how Leaders function as "meaning-making machines" as a way to create clarity.
Have you ever been given "feedback" or "constructive criticism" that made things worse? In this Podcast De Hicks talks about how to get the most valuable perspectives from the most helpful people and how to stop listening to the others.
Visionary people are usually perfectionists. Our "perfect" idea of how it "should be" can get in the way of starting and finishing. De talks about the antidote to perfect vision.
So many voices! So much information! So many opinions! How do we turn down the noise and listen carefully to the perspectives of a few people, about a few things that really matter?
In this Podcast, Dr. De talks about how to deal with people who are obstinate obstacles. And, how to deal with obstacles of any sort.
In this podcast, Dr. De Hicks talks about the unintended psychological, neurological and social consequences of venting one's frustrations. Venting is actually rehearsing our frustration resulting in narrower thinking rather than problem-solving.
Culture is simply "how it really works around here." It's not complex. It is always behavioral. It always arises from the values of a group of individuals. And, it always has a group of people who are enforcers of the norms of the group. In this podcast, Dr. De Hicks talks about lessons learned in creating an intentional culture at work.