BRIGHT SPOTS From P4 Advisors

Articles and References We Recommend

BRIGHT SPOTS is where we post articles and references written by others on topics we consider important and meaningful. It's a way for us to extend their messages and to salute their work. Reading Bright Spots will enlighten you!

Culture Change

By John Murashige Managing Director, P4 Advisors “If we can just get them to understand what needs to be done, we’ll get the results we want.” An organization falls short on delivery of their results.  Leadership has determined that a culture change is required to better results.  A culture that causes our organization to focus…
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Respect, Dignity, and Meaning in Work

By: William A. Spenla Managing Director and Founder P4 Advisors LLC It is November 2017 and we are reading explosive headlines about allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault by men in leadership roles in the workplace. Did I say November 1967? 1977? 1987? Nope, 2017. Imagine that! The team at P4 Advisors has many…
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Meeting Management Operations (MMO): A Holistic Approach to Conducting Leadership Team Meetings

By: William A. Spenla, Managing Director and Founder P4 Advisors LLC. Leadership teams require face-to face meetings on a routine basis to review results, set direction, launch change initiatives, and sustain inter-personal relationships necessary to enhance performance.  From senior leadership teams, to global leadership teams, to regional teams, to local leadership teams, the time, effort,…
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Got Goals? If You Know Where You’re Going, You’ll Get There.

By: William A. Spenla, Managing Director and Founder, P4 Advisors We have plenty of experience working with organizations that set solid annual organizational objectives (or goals) and then work diligently to get them understood, connected to, and owned by everyone within the organization.  The reason this is so powerful is that people know what they…
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Can We Really Fix Dysfunctional Teams?

AUTHOR ATTRIBUTION: A BRIGHT SPOT ON COACHING, LEADERSHIP, AND DEVELOPMENT:  We’re fortunate to be on the distribution list for the Kashbox Coaching Newsletter.  The authors, David Herdinger and Joan Walsh, produce terrific work that is some of the best you’ll read on a variety of timely topics.   Organizations waste vast amounts of time, effort and…
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Growing Better Leaders: 5 Developmental Stages

AUTHOR ATTRIBUTION: A BRIGHT SPOT ON COACHING, LEADERSHIP, AND DEVELOPMENT:  We’re fortunate to be on the distribution list for the Kashbox Coaching Newsletter.  The authors, David Herdinger and Joan Walsh, produce terrific work that is some of the best you’ll read on a variety of timely topics.   The increasingly complex and chaotic marketplace poses an…
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