Home of the Leadership Almanac Blog

Gary Winters

Leadership Coach

Category Archive: Leading change efforts

Are you creating a transparent organization?

Posted on Friday, April 18th, 2008 at 10:07 am by Gary Winters

I’ve come to believe that leaders can create transformative experiences when they focus on creating transparent organizations (or teams). To my mind, a transparent organization is one with the following characteristics: Alignment: every stakeholder has a “line-of-sight” to the vision of the whole organization. Each person knows exactly how his/her contribution and performance assists the […]


Teaching us to dance…

Posted on Tuesday, April 8th, 2008 at 9:39 am by Gary Winters

Reading my email this morning, I was struck by two different quotes in separate notes: “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” “Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.” This is why people yearn for great leaders – to teach us how to dance […]