Matthew Wride

Matthew Wride

COO of DecisionWise

Matt Wride is the COO for DecisionWise, a leadership and management consulting firm. While he claims to be entrepreneur at heart, he can’t quite muster the courage to leave everything and start a cattle ranch in Montana. Instead, he writes and teaches about employee engagement, leadership, and decision-making. His current project is co-authoring The Employee Experience, How to Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers, and Drive Results (Wiley, Q1 2017).

Trust and the Unbalanced Employee Experience
Employee Experience

Trust and the Unbalanced Employee Experience

Nurturing and growing trust should be a fundamental component of your employee experience.
Great Leaders Do More Than Manage Expectations, They Align Them
Leadership

Great Leaders Do More Than Manage Expectations, They Align Them

Managing expectations produces employee satisfaction. Aligning expectations produces loyalty.
4 Questions That Challenge Your Leadership 'Inheritance'
Leadership

4 Questions That Challenge Your Leadership 'Inheritance'

Don't adopt past styles of leadership without questioning and challenging the status quo.
Is Your Organization Playing the 'Gossip Game?'
Business

Is Your Organization Playing the 'Gossip Game?'

Utilize pulse surveys to keep your organization on the same page.
6 Reality Therapies to Cure 'Expectation Asymmetry Disorder'
Business

6 Reality Therapies to Cure 'Expectation Asymmetry Disorder'

No organization can function, much less grow, without trust and trust only thrives where people understand what each other is willing and capable of doing.
4 Steps to Keep Feedback From Being Useless
Feedback

4 Steps to Keep Feedback From Being Useless

Feedback given the right way gives us actionable data that creates value and narrows business gaps.
Why CEOs Shouldn't Try to be Rock Stars
Leadership Qualities

Why CEOs Shouldn't Try to be Rock Stars

Charisma and charm are no substitute for discipline and restraint when you're running a business.
What the Healthcare Industry Could Learn From The Container Store
Employee Engagement

What the Healthcare Industry Could Learn From The Container Store

How are hospital CEOs indirectly impacting patient care via their employees?
Warning! Your New CEO Might Be a Square Peg in a Round Hole.
Leadership Skills

Warning! Your New CEO Might Be a Square Peg in a Round Hole.

The revolving door for CEOs is constantly spinning. So, can an outsider be successful?