Tag: learning by doing

A voice among many in the conversation

How To Be A Voice Among Many In The Conversation

I talk and write a lot about co-creative leadership these days. When people ask me to name the key traits of a co-creative leader, I usually list the following five skills: Being a voice among many in the conversation Unleashing the leaders...

/ October 24, 2017
Being the learner

The importance of remembering being the learner

My son plays bowling in a junior league every Saturday morning. He started playing last year, which led us to our weekly Sunday night bowling nights together. One of the side benefits this creates is all the time we get...

/ October 7, 2017

Be Fearless Of Failure And Start Learning By Doing

One topic I often find myself discussing these days is learning by doing. Cultures that value continuous improvement encourage experimentation. They also encourage people to fail fast so they can learn fast. But this idea is scary to those working...

/ September 20, 2017
Loop learning for new results!

How To Make Your Leadership More Powerful With Loop Learning

As leaders, it’s very difficult to create change in our organizations. One of the biggest problems is that over time, we forget what drives our change and what progress we’re making. When we work with our teams, change sometimes feels...

/ August 12, 2017
Co-creative leaders encourage learning by doing

Co-creative leaders encourage learning by doing!

A few years ago, I was delivering a presentation at a local user group meeting. During the question and answer period, I went off on a little rant on leadership challenges I see in at clients. That rant spawned an...

/ July 19, 2017

Co-creative leaders build capacity on their teams!

A few years ago, I was delivering a presentation at a local user group meeting. During the question and answer period, I went off on a little rant on leadership challenges I see in at clients.   That rant spawned...

/ July 5, 2017

Why Leaders Need Safe Spaces To Learn And Grow

Early in my career, I used to be very demanding of myself. It was hard for me to accept when I made mistakes in life. I remember one day, I was working on a woodworking project in my garage, and...

/ April 18, 2017

Valuable leadership lessons that made me a grateful entrepreneur

Over two years ago, I reached a point where I was experiencing borderline burnout for several months. I was the director of the Pyxis Technologies consulting team and I was struggling to balance training sessions, clients, business development and other...

/ April 10, 2017

How learning by doing speeds up learning

In many companies, the focus on results creates environments where employees believe they cannot take time to learn something new or try something different to become more efficient. This belief also exists within organizations adopting Lean and Agile practices, even...

/ December 28, 2016