Theory of Constraints, An Introduction

Theory of Constraints, An Introduction

As we continue on the path of becoming a transformational leader in the organizations in which we work and even those in which we play, we need to talk about the theory of constraints. A fuller explanation of this principle was written by Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt in...
The Gas Tank Analogy

The Gas Tank Analogy

What happens to our bodies and our brains when we feel angry and stressed? What happens when we feel frustrated? We know that anger is caused by fear, frustration, or pain, and that pain can be emotional pain. Let’s talk about how our bodies react when stress and...
VPMOSA and Its Benefits

VPMOSA and Its Benefits

In our busy and demanding world, here’s a foundational leadership tool that helps guide both your long-term as well as short-term goals. We call it the VPMOSA. I’d like you to consider writing down your VPMOSA, which is your Vision, Purpose, Mission, Objectives,...
VMPOSA: Your Mission in Life

VMPOSA: Your Mission in Life

To break constraints that hold us back, we have to identify, exploit, subordinate, elevate. Often, in any kind of organization, the constraints are consistent. They can be communication, poor leadership, lack of cash flow, operational expenses being too high. If we...
Thoughts, Feelings, Actions (TFA)

Thoughts, Feelings, Actions (TFA)

Our thoughts, feelings, and actions, what we call TFA, drive the way we think, the way we feel, and the way we act.   Transformation Is a Process  If we are really going to be transformational leaders, let’s remember that transformation is a process. It...