Never Quit

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for it is just the place and time that the...

Leading with Clarity

In a previous blog, I wrote about the iceberg principle, and how that can play out when leaders are coaching employees up and when they must coach them out. Whenever a leader has a personnel issue...

Hire the Will, Teach the Skill

Hire the Will, Teach the Skill

It’s a phrase I often use with leaders at SEI, particularly when they’re recruiting for talent at our organization. Because SEI is a growing company with an exceptional culture...

Explaining the Why – Part 1

As a leader, it is easy to forget that you have much more background knowledge on initiatives that you have to roll out. You are often privy to strategy meetings and other contextual information that...

Great Leaders are in the People Business

In the past I have blogged about how performance measurement aids in creating high-performance cultures. But performance measurement should never eclipse an organization’s most powerful asset...