There are universal developmental issues and milestones in the construction of all people, which like gravity, must be obeyed. They are like the laws of physics, non-negotiable. Break these laws and dysfunction occurs. But, obey these laws and people thrive. They will be what we call “healthy.”
Content: Article | Author: Henry Cloud | Source: ChangeThis | Subject: Organizational Behavior
In business, everybody always thinks it is about finding the ‘right’ idea, or the ‘right’ plan. The truth is that there are five ‘right’ ideas or plans. The real issue is getting oneself and others to be able to execute it and negotiate all of the people issues along the way.
Content: Quotation | Author: Henry Cloud | Source: ChangeThis | Subject: Execution
The twin sister to autonomy and freedom is responsibility and accountability. You cannot have one with out the other. If someone is given an area of responsibility, not only must they be set free to do it, they must also be held accountable for what they do. Accountability clarifies freedom. In the teams and companies where you see boundary confusion, power struggles, control, over-reaching of … [ Read more ]
Content: Quotation | Author: Henry Cloud | Source: ChangeThis | Subjects: Accountability, Freedom, Organizational Behavior
I always try to go hard on the issue and soft on the person.
Content: Quotation | Author: Henry Cloud | Source: ChangeThis | Subjects: Leadership, Management