Business is about common sense, which is not as common as the name implies, but that’s a different story. If you are not happy about performance of your team, results, project outcomes, or whatever else, there is no need to engage in flagellation.

Just change, do what needs to be done.

In a recent workshop with a group of incredibly smart managers, someone told me about the need to improve  communication among the participants and asked an advice on how to go about it.

I said that they should talk to each other. There is nothing recondite about it.

Here is a timeless skit with Bob Newhart, which demonstrates the effectiveness of the “common sense” approach.