Michael D. Watkins

November 3, 2022

Preparing for the Unexpected: Building Organizational Resilience

A notice was posted on the door as I entered Chipotle this week. It warned me that that chicken was currently available as their transportation system […]
October 27, 2022

Making Meetings Matter

“Meetings are usually toxic because they often convey an abysmally small amount of information per minute”.[1] Have you ever felt this way? Having sat through many […]
October 20, 2022

The Leadership Elephant

I’ll start with a simple confession – I’ve read far too much on the subject of leadership. While I’m at it, here’s confession number two – […]
February 3, 2022

Five Questions to Diagnose Organizational Needs

As a consultant, a lot of my time is spent diagnosing matters related to organizational success. Sometimes as I listen, I discover themes about challenges that need to […]
November 4, 2021

Why choosing a leadership style is important?

At some point, all of our children received tools from their grandfather. These thoughtful gifts were a great way to equip them with the tools they need to begin […]