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leadership development

Do You Really Have Time to Do a Do-over?

“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” – John Wooden, Coach, UCLA Bruins Over nearly two decades of coaching and developing thousands of leaders, the #1 pushback we receive for any skill or model we present – whether we are talking about giving feedback,… Continue reading Do You Really Have Time to Do a Do-over?

leadership clarity

Seeing What You Want to See Leads to Big Problems

As a leader, you want to lead your team and your business to success. That requires clarity into current situations, sound decision-making, and agile execution. Too often, leaders fall down on the very first requirement. Why? For one simple reason: We see what we want to see. It happens time and again, such as …… Continue reading Seeing What You Want to See Leads to Big Problems

recession

Five Ways to Position Your Business to Weather Recession

Recession. We don’t like the word and we don’t want the reality, but it may be in our collective future. As a leader, you need to anticipate that business may slow down in coming months due to inflation and recession. If you are a younger leader, you may never have experienced a recession. If you… Continue reading Five Ways to Position Your Business to Weather Recession

Great Leadership from the Inside Out: To Move Forward, You Need to Stop

What does a great leader look like on the inside and why is it important? In this five-part series, we will be looking at “Great Leadership from the Inside Out” … because what is within you as a leader determines what comes out of your leadership. As a leader, you want to be continually moving… Continue reading Great Leadership from the Inside Out: To Move Forward, You Need to Stop

leadership success

To Maintain Success, Sustain Leadership Disciplines

The connection between discipline and success is one that leaders know well. Disciplines such as communicating regularly with staff, setting goals, holding people accountable, and giving feedback reap their reward in the form of a positive corporate culture, strong teams, fulfilled objectives, and business growth. Given that direct cause-and-effect relationship, why do leaders often stop… Continue reading To Maintain Success, Sustain Leadership Disciplines

servant leadership

Great Leadership from the Inside Out: The Best Question to Ask Yourself

What does a great leader look like on the inside and why is it important? In this five-part series, we will be looking at “Great Leadership from the Inside Out” … because what is within you as a leader determines what comes out of your leadership. “True leadership emerges from one whose primary motivation is… Continue reading Great Leadership from the Inside Out: The Best Question to Ask Yourself