It is easy for a leader to wreck trust on their team. Too easy. If you as a leader are seeing a trust deficit within your team, ask yourself if you have contributed to the situation in one or more of the following seven ways: 1. You put the kibosh on communication. For trust to… Continue reading 7 Ways to Wreck Trust on Your Team
“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?
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. 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
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
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