• Any advice if I report to a diminisher?

    Don’t try to dismiss a Diminisher. Our natural response is to push them away, which can exacerbate the diminishing behavior. What happens when you try to argue with a know-it-all, or keep a micromanager out of your work? Watch this video to learn how you can work with a Diminisher and still con...

    Leadership
  • Define Outcomes Before You Act

    All things are created twice. There’s a mental, or first, creation and a physical, or second, creation. By defining outcomes before we act, we ensure our efforts are truly effective. "If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster." ...

    FranklinCovey Team
    Leadership
  • Offer Bigger Challenges

    Leaders who are Multipliers believe that people get smarter and stronger when they’re challenged. Instead of giving people more work, which is exhausting, they give people harder work, which is exhilarating. Watch this video with Liz Wiseman to learn how leaders in your organization can lay do...

    FranklinCovey Team
    Leadership
  • Create Space for Others

    Multiplier leaders know how to moderate their contribution. They know how to play big, but they also know how to retreat and make space for other people to contribute. In this video, Liz Wiseman explains the Multiplier concept of creating space for others. [video width="1920" height="1080" m...

    FranklinCovey Team
    Leadership
  • Look for Genius

    Everyone has a natural genius—something they do exceptionally well and naturally—whether they have identified and applied it or not. In this video, Liz Wiseman talks about how Multiplier leaders identify their people’s natural genius and find ways to put the genius to work for the benefit o...

    FranklinCovey Team
    Leadership
  • Make It Safe to Tell the Truth

    Are your people as forthcoming with bad news and negative feedback as they are with good news and positive feedback? The higher up you get in an organization, the more insulated you are from the truth. The phrase "make it safe to tell the truth" is talking about you, the leader, owning the respon...

    FranklinCovey Team
    Leadership
  • Can Everyone be Classified as a Diminisher or a Multiplier?

    Diminishers and Multipliers are not always so easily identified. For example, a manager with positive intentions could actually have a diminishing effect. In this video, Liz Wiseman shares how hard it can be for leaders to see when they are accidentally diminishing. [video width="1920" height="10...

    Leadership
  • Ask Better Questions

    Asking effective questions is a foundational Multiplier skill and requires choosing questions that focus others’ intelligence and genius on the right problem to solve. Watch this video with Liz Wiseman to discover how leaders in your organizations can hold these important conversations. [vid...

    FranklinCovey Team
    Leadership
  • What do Multipliers tend to do?

    A Multiplier leader is someone who brings out the best work in others. According to research, these leaders have specific qualities that help them create geniuses on their team. Do you remember a leader who brought out the best in you? What were some of their behaviors? Watch as Liz Wiseman share...

    FranklinCovey Team
    Leadership
  • Why is Multipliers so important in 2020?

    There is more pressure for leaders to deliver results in 2020 than ever before. Leaders are challenged with “we can’t hire but need to grow,” or “we need everyone’s best, but people are burned out.” Watch this video with Liz Wiseman to discover how becoming a Multiplier can help ac...

    FranklinCovey Team
    Leadership
  • Allow Others to be Smart

    Do you need to be the smartest person in the room? In Liz Wiseman’s book, Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, she invites leaders to assess several key questions: Are you the genius or the genius maker? Are you a Multiplier (someone who uses their intelligence to bring out ...

    Scott Miller
    Leadership
  • Multipliers®: How the Best Leaders Ignite Everyone’s Intelligence

    Introducing Multipliers®: How the Best Leaders Ignite Everyone’s Intelligence We’ve been partnering with Liz Wiseman to develop leaders as Multipliers in organizations everywhere. Liz’s voice, energy, and insights are featured in our new solution so that every leader—anytime, anywhere—...

    FranklinCovey Team
    Leadership
  • What do Diminishing Leaders tend to do?

    Do you have individuals in your organization who are smart and capable, but around certain leaders, they hold back or don’t progress? Leaders with Accidental Diminisher tendencies stifle the talent and energy of the people around them. Because they rely on their own capabilities, Diminishers tend ...

    FranklinCovey Team
    Leadership
  • The 4 Key Differentiators of Great Leaders

    I invite you to take a moment to think about a great leader that you know. This may be someone you worked with in the past; or, if you are lucky, someone you work with now. With that person in my mind, I bet I can predict two things about that leader. First, that great leader led a team that de...

    PATRICK LEDDIN
    Leadership
  • Leena Rinne on Stress Management

    Join bestselling author and FranklinCovey productivity expert Leena Rinne, as she discusses three key energy drivers—sleep, relax, and connect—and tactical ways you can improve your energy level today.   .embedtool {position: relative;height: 0;padding-top: 56%;overflow: hidden;max-wi...

    SCOTT MILLER
    Leadership
  • 8 Ways to Better Manage Ambiguity and Uncertainty

    As a manager, you’re supposed to be in charge, but of what? Shifting company strategy, markets changing with the wind, unclear priorities from your manager, even a direct report who may or may not be happy with her role in the long run. Ambiguity is everywhere at work. Here’s the tough truth ...

    FRANKLINCOVEY CONTENT TEAM
    Leadership
  • Reduce Fear and Anxiety

    Fear is a natural human emotion. And it’s something we are trained to suppress or ignore. But when leaders learn to accept and manage fear and anxiety, they—and their team members—can actually continue to function at the high levels required to reach their goals. In this white paper from Je...

    FRANKLINCOVEY CONTENT TEAM
    Leadership
  • Habit 7: Sharpen The Saw®

    The Habit of daily self-renewal.   Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw is about taking time for self-renewal. It makes all of the other Habits possible. When you sharpen the saw, you preserve and enhance the greatest asset you have - yourself. Suppose you were to come upon someone in the woods wor...

    FRANKLINCOVEY CONTENT TEAM
    Leadership
  • Execute Your Strategic Goals

    When you execute a strategy that requires a lasting change in the behavior of other people, you are facing one of the greatest leadership challenges you will ever meet. With The 4 Disciplines of Execution®, you are not experimenting with an interesting theory; you are implementing a set of proven p...

    FRANKLINCOVEY CONTENT TEAM
    Leadership
  • Executing in Uncertainty and Complexity

    Bestselling author and strategy execution expert Chris McChesney outlines how the 4 Disciplines of Execution® can help keep you as a leader drive results even during uncertain and ambiguous times for your organization. Learn how to clarify goals and take the complexity out of achieving them. &n...

    FRANKLINCOVEY CONTENT TEAM
    Leadership
  • 4DX Breakthrough Results at Marriott

    Few industries are hit as hard as hospitality in these uncertain times. See how Marriott was able to focus and engage their employees on the most important metrics. Something to consider when your world is in flux.   .embedtool {position: relative;height: 0;padding-top: 56%;overflow: hidden...

    FRANKLINCOVEY CONTENT TEAM
    Leadership
  • Move With the Speed of Trust

    The advice for most crises is to communicate, communicate, communicate. But how you do what you do makes all the difference. If you stand up and communicate without being credible or having trust, you’re going to dig a deeper hole. Trust is an accelerator, especially during crises. In this w...

    FRANKLINCOVEY CONTENT TEAM
    Leadership
  • Developing Ready-Now Leaders

    At all levels, effective leaders are able to assemble, engage, and sustain winning teams who work towards and achieve clear results and goals.   The challenge of developing ready-now leaders demands organizations to provide appropriate support for developing leaders through experience...

    FranklinCovey Philippines
    Leadership
  • Coach Potential

    The challenge of Developing Ready-Now Leaders involves equipping individuals who are moving into new and increasingly senior leadership positions with the mindsets, skills, and tools to lead.      It is, as well, the challenge of uplifting these future leaders to readily mo...

    FranklinCovey Philippines
    Leadership
  • Executing and Moving to Action

    The most meaningful missions, visions, and the most brilliant strategies only achieve their full potential when they are executed to a level of excellence.   The third Essential Role of Leaders is that of Executing Strategy. The ability of leaders to consistently achieve results through...

    FranklinCovey Philippines
    Leadership
  • Big Picture and Strategic Thinking

    As leaders mature and take on increasing levels of responsibility and influence, their ability to Create Vision becomes increasingly critical.    This is the second Essential Role of Leaders. To fulfill this role, they must identify or define a purpose which will drive their teams forw...

    FranklinCovey Philippines
    Leadership
  • Adapting and Leading Amidst Change

    Change is one of the few true constants. It is inevitable, and it is continuous. Navigating change is challenging, and the rapid pace of change in the world today amplifies the challenge ten-fold. Change brings uncertainty to people, and, with uncertainty, comes discomfort.   Inspiring ...

    FranklinCovey Philippines
    Leadership
  • Leadership Development: Foundations

    From a development standpoint, the top three dimensions each relate to a critical role played by leaders.  The three dimensions are: Adapting and Leading Amidst Change Big Picture and Strategic Thinking Executing and Moving to Action Each of these roles can, in turn, be enabled by critical...

    FranklinCovey Philippines
    Leadership
  • Addressing the Challenge of Developing Ready-Now Leaders

    Today, leadership development needs are evolving at an unprecedented pace. This rapid evolution has brought forth new challenges for organizations and their leaders, both current and emerging.     At the 2018 People Manager’s Association of the Philippines (PMAP) Annual Conference, 385 pa...

    FranklinCovey Philippines
    Leadership
  • Expand Your Network

    Seek diversity in your professional network.Meeting different types of people can help you weaken stereotypes that lead to bias. Yet, this isn’t necessarily as easy as it sounds. Professional networks tend to segregate, and several groups are underrepresented in management roles. For example, on...

    FRANKLINCOVEY CONTENT TEAM
    Leadership
  • 7 Tips To Combat Bias In The Workplace

    You’ve decided to take bias seriously, but don’t know where to begin. Here are some tips to help you succeed in identifying and addressing bias in your personal and professional life. Before you begin, recognize that making progress on bias is going to take a lot of focus and effort. If...

    FRANKLINCOVEY CONTENT TEAM
    Leadership
  • Remove Assumptions From Decisions

    Are you flying through resumes of potential new hires so fast that you only look at the last job title and where they went to school? Delegating a task to the direct report who sits next to you (who may not be the best person for the job) because you need a task done yesterday? Automatically sayin...

    FRANKLINCOVEY CONTENT TEAM
    Leadership
  • See People as They See Themselves

    When setting your expectations and feedback approach for direct reports, rely less on how you see them — and more on how they see themselves. Maybe you’ve never seen a manager who doesn’t have a college degree or who wears jeans every day — so, without realizing it, you don’t see ...

    FRANKLINCOVEY CONTENT TEAM
    Leadership
  • Your Job as a Leader: Engage Your People and Build Your Culture

    As I work with government and corporate organizations around the globe, helping them improve their leadership and overall performance, I frequently encounter leaders who are concerned about the level of employee engagement in their organizations. These encounters remind me of a man named Tom. Tom...

    Shawn Moon
    Leadership
  • Personal Energy Crisis

    How is your energy level?  Do you make it through the day without nodding off to sleep or do you find that you need to use toothpicks to keep your eyelids open?  Or, do you find that you need regular stimulants just to get through the day?  What effect does your personal energy crisis have on you...

    FRANKLINCOVEY CONTENT TEAM
    Productivity
  • Examples of Servant Leaders

    In many organizations I've worked in or with, I've seen examples of servant leaders who have really made a difference. For example, when I was just 20 years old, I served as an assistant to the president of an organization. One time I asked him, "Why don't you ever give me any feedback? You never te...

    DR. STEPHEN R. COVEY
    Leadership
  • Align Inputs With Outputs

    Do you find yourself unable to consistently get or replicate your desired results—especially when it comes to building relationships? While many inputs (behaviors, actions, words) contribute to relationship effectiveness, identifying the right inputs can make all the difference. A friend of...

    Todd Davis
    Execution
  • 5 Steps To Unleash Productivity

    Each person in your organization is unique and has an irreplaceable set of gifts, talents, skills, and passions that cannot be found anywhere else. Too many leaders labor under the pernicious paradigm that people are interchangeable, that one worker equals another, that they can easily replace one p...

    Shawn Moon
    Productivity