Create an environment for the free flow of information. Break down silos, depend on each other, and know who relies on your information.

The Four I’s of High Engagement Teams Pt. 2: Inform

My previous post about Inspiration kicked off my series on The Four I’s; the most useful leadership advice I’ve received so far in my career. But inspired people alone cannot assure success of the mission. You have to set up and maintain an operating environment for your people to succeed, and the next three I’s …

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Inspire: Find meaning in your work. Whether your role is great or small, visible or invisible, recognize how your work impacts others.

The Four I’s of High Engagement Teams Pt. 1: Inspire

The most useful advice I’ve received from wise mentors is often found in forms most easily remembered. It’s because these mnemonic devices stick that they stay top of mind and ready to use at the right moment. The Four I’s origins have long been lost, but they’ve been imparted upon me early in my career …

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