You can help your team find focus and execute on strategic priorities. Here are 3 roadblocks to avoid for optimal team performance.
By casting an inspiring, practical picture of what you want for your organization, you can reap these 3 defining benefits.
Journaling leads to personal reflection and growth, but few actually do it regularly. Here are 5 tips for cultivating a journaling habit.
Struggling to do tasks that are out of your wheelhouse? Here are 4 key indicators you could benefit from an executive assistant.
The only reliable way to reach your goals is to start with a vision. Here are three tips for creating your Vision Script.
Passion can fuel mission, but vision is the North Star to get you there. Leaders who undervalue vision stumble into these 4 pitfalls.
How do you equip top talent to do their best work? The best thing you can do is invest in the development of your team.
Move from reacting to problems to proactively resourcing your team for success by using these 4 questions to structure your one-on-ones.
Do you ever feel overwhelmed by everything on your plate? It’s possible to delegate tasks, even when you don’t have a team. Here are 3 ways.
Boosting your team’s morale can be as simple as intentionally noticing and affirming your team members’ everyday contributions.
Here are 4 practical strategies that can help your employees achieve a better work-life balance.
Deep roots aren’t enough to survive storms. You need flexibility. To start, identify where you need to adapt by proactively identifying your vulnerabilities. The coast is a gusty place. You may own windblown oceanside family photos. Perhaps you’ve ventured to the beach to beat the heat. But even if your knowledge of beaches is confined […]
Any entrepreneur will tell you: it’s almost impossible to create a solution that works on the first try. Resilience isn’t just essential for entrepreneurial success. It’s essential for your success. But how can you cultivate it? You’re probably familiar with the story of The Little Engine That Could. Saddled with a huge load, she slowly […]
Entrepreneurs unlock potential. They turn ideas into realities, creating jobs and fueling economies. They’re professional problem-solvers. And following their example can lead your business into new opportunities for success. “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn […]
“Who’s got something scary?” asked my friend’s producer. The if it bleeds, it leads mentality hung over the newsroom. The scarier the headline, the more views it would receive. It’s no secret that people respond to fear, and unfortunately, many leaders take this approach with their employees. But fear breeds complicity, not commitment. Instead of […]
When I first started speaking and writing, I traveled to more than 60 events in a single year. It exhausted me. Friends in the industry told me this type of travel was essential, but I believed I could find a better way to grow my business. I chose to ignore the naysayers. I made a […]
When I was in high school, my dad paid me $20 to read The Power of Positive Thinking. It’s the only book he ever paid me to read. By the time I closed the back cover, I was addicted to motivational literature. Since then, I’ve continued to study motivations and dreams. The more I read, […]
In the distraction economy, focus is a rare commodity. We can’t do meaningful work unless we maintain focus. Good leaders not only achieve greater focus but also equip team members with focus-boosting tools. Don’t let another week go by with fractured focus. Below, you’ll find nine practices to destroy distractions in your daily work. Choose […]
Early in my career, there were many times I didn’t have a handle on the true state of business. As information makes its way to leaders, it gets filtered. You don’t receive the bad news you need to properly course correct. Especially if culture is out of line. To accurately monitor the health of your […]
It was Christmastime. An elaborate gift arrived at my doorstep from someone trying to land an appointment with me. Although gifts can show genuine gratitude, I knew this one was intended to manipulate me. The gift giver tried to use the law of reciprocity to make me feel obligated into taking the sales appointment. It […]
In a comparison of national productivity statistics, research revealed Germans tend to work 600 fewer annual hours than Greeks, yet Germans are 70% more productive. At first glance, this may seem outrageous. But these numbers align with what I’ve seen in my coaching practice. The individuals who constrain their time produce a greater output. This […]
A few years back, my team and I prepared for the launch of our new leadership product. We were excited. We even skipped a few key steps in our rush to market. We just knew we had something special. We messaged hundreds of thousands of people about the product, and when the launch was over, […]
When it comes to politics, my brother-in-law Loren and I are on totally different planets. On his annual visits to our home, I count on our high-spirited debates. The surprising thing about our discourse is that it’s actually … civil. Could your family say the same? Loren has taught me a lot about discussing sensitive […]
Most people think intensity is the key to accomplishing huge goals, but Jerry Seinfeld would disagree. When this stand-up comic, co-creator of Seinfeld, and actor worth $950 million considers the reason for his success, he credits one word: consistency. Early on in his career, Jerry started writing at least one joke per day. He hung […]