7 Mindsets that Predispose Leaders to Being Ripe for Change20190501163123

7 Mindsets that Predispose Leaders to Being Ripe for Change

AvionAdminMay 1, 20190 comments
During the process of writing our book, “How Leaders Improve” http://bit.ly/HowLeadersImproveBook we collected extensive data from observations of our...
Assessing “Ripeness” for Change20190424164809

Assessing “Ripeness” for Change

AvionAdminApril 24, 20190 comments
Assessing a person’s “ripeness” for changing their behaviors is a critical first step before investing in further. As the Buddhist saying goes, “When ...
Using the RIPEN Model for Behavioral Change in Employees20190415181640

Using the RIPEN Model for Behavioral Change in Employees

AvionAdminApril 15, 20190 comments
Often times business leaders find themselves facing a dilemma with an employee who seems resistant to make the changes necessary in order to demonstra...
CAN I? Yes You Can!20190321220124

CAN I? Yes You Can!

AvionAdminMarch 21, 20190 comments
Kaizen is the belief that small improvements over time can create huge changes. A fun mnemonic used to describe Kaizen is “Constant And Never-ending I...
Guiding Metaphor: Your Professional Development GPS20170808161844

Guiding Metaphor: Your Professional Development GPS

AvionAdminAugust 8, 20170 comments
Can something as simple as a personalized metaphor be used to overcome a leadership challenge? Our data, based on our two-year study of how leaders ac...
Jolting feedback for motivating change20170621185108

Jolting feedback for motivating change

AvionAdminJune 21, 20170 comments
Have you ever received a particular piece of feedback that grabbed your attention and acted as a catalyst for change? If you answered yes to this ques...
So, what are you working on?20170518200626

So, what are you working on?

AvionAdminMay 18, 20170 comments
Suppose a coach asks a leader the above question and the leader’s response is along the lines of, “Uh… wait a minute… it’s in my action plan …” Chance...
How do leaders actually improve?20170418212531

How do leaders actually improve?

AvionAdminApril 18, 20170 comments
Q: How do leaders actually improve? A: [crickets chirping] Have you ever wondered why some leaders get better and some don’t? It seems that desp...