The last thing I remember as I was drifting off to “la-la” land was the big spotlight shining down on me. I was on my back in a hospital bed in the operating room at a local medical center. I
Holding people accountable for performance was not an easy task for me when I first entered the army. I knew my supervisors were going to ensure I performed to standard and I knew I would have to do the same
Effective one-on-one coaching is a critical task for leaders at all levels. It is clearly one of the best methods to develop your people. Effective coaching inspires in others an internal drive to act ethically, without direction, to achieve goals. Effective coaching drives performance builds competence and confidence, and ultimately enhances trusting relationships. The best coaches help people find ways to make things happen as opposed to creating excuses why they can’t.
BRAVE is a proven model for developing competent, confident leaders capable of decisive action.
Sarah was a reasonably successful small business owner with twenty employees. She had all the technical skills needed for her business. She introduced herself to me after my keynote presentation to an annual association’s conference we both attended. After her
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Servant leadership is a powerful model that has guided how I lead for years. I learned about it in the Army, observing others in action. I believe this world would be a better place if more people adopted this approach
Wow, the new year has arrived! If you are a CEO or business owner or a member of any management team, how would you assess the performance of your organization over the past year? Regardless of the size of your
3 key beliefs that successful people possess that enabled their success can also be inhibitors to their progression. Understanding these beliefs can help inspire leaders to grow and become even more successful.
If you could change one leadership behavior today that would make a better difference in your work or home, what would it be? One way to learn about your behavior is through feedback. Feedback has long been an essential element
Have you thanked your piano player lately? I was at a wonderful event recently where a world renown singer gave a wonderful concert accompanied by a marvelously talented piano player. After his performance, the host went on stage and thanked