The Best Way To Conquer Fears…

Your hippocampus is the part of your brain that stores all your past successes and failures and the STORIES your brain has attached to them. Every time an event happens in your life your brain reviews it as positive or negative BASED on the past experience that most closely correlates. In other words, you are always [...]


2021-01-20T19:50:02+00:00Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Want To Help Your Team Execute Faster?

If you want a team to be more independent with making decisions and to increase the speed of execution, you need to give them flexible guideposts they can use that help them do that. I often find leaders confuse sharing a path with sharing a vision. The path usually has more concrete “how” steps to it [...]


2021-01-20T18:53:01+00:00Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

What Is The Key Ingredient You Need To Conquer A New Leadership Position?

It is not self-esteem or knowledge. So what could it be? Self-esteem is the view of yourself and it is often based on your past experience, knowledge, and successes. You definitely want healthy self-esteem to tackle your new leadership position but think of that as your rearview mirror. To truly be successful in your new position [...]


2021-01-20T18:02:08+00:00Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Want To Know How Respected Your Employees Feel?

People will work harder for you if they feel the work they do is valued and they feel respected. To do this you need to make sure employees feel you truly listen to them. High-level leaders work to serve their team by clearing pathways so they can do great work. Check how good of a listener [...]


2021-01-18T13:49:19+00:00Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Want To Know A Key Reason That Mergers And Acquisitions Often Fail?

And it is not what you think. I have watched over a dozen companies involved in mergers or acquisitions and the majority do not succeed in the vision they had when they joined. So why is that? It is not that they didn’t do their financial due diligence. That I see happen time and again. The [...]


2021-01-08T03:25:11+00:00Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Want Tough Feedback Received Well?

The reason most people hate tough feedback is they feel demolished by it. It is like they visualize you sitting in a room and judging them as inadequate. So, the usual “sandwich” approach doesn’t work. The recipient is skeptical and doubts what you said. Instead of focusing on what you need to say, focus your energy [...]


2021-01-04T18:31:13+00:00Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Why I Hate The Phrase, “Hopefully That Won’t Happen.”

Unbeknownst to the speaker of that phrase, what you have really said to your brain is, “I don’t want to know if that happens because I don’t know what I can do about it.” You instead want to get your entire team thinking, “If that does happen, I know we can handle it.” Once the brain [...]


2021-01-04T17:29:05+00:00Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |