Stories are a powerful mechanism for teaching or strengthening a company culture, but what about those tales that have outlived their value?
Most organizations are echo chambers. When a leader is venting his/her anger, frustrations, or words laced with venom in a meeting, they do not die quietly. They reverberate from person to person, causing a much bigger impact than one might think.
Loyola University Chicago had a two-percent chance of making the NCAA Men’s College Basketball’s main stage: The Final Four. And they did it, and it wasn’t luck.
Many see authority only as something to be acquired by achieving a specific role or position. This is a path to dis-empowerment.
Ask your team: Together, can we choose to be great? If they answer no: Find a new team to join.