A Little Less Talk and a Lot More Action

A Little Less Talk and a Lot More Action

I think most leaders would agree with my colleague Lee Benson’s observation that having a plan is only 10% of the journey. The rest is the execution. If that’s true, then what are the implications? Let me offer some for your consideration: Make all your next steps...
Take your “Real Self” to Work Day

Take your “Real Self” to Work Day

At the end of a team building event, the leader of the team got emotional. It was a moving, raw moment. Several days later when we were debriefing and planning next steps, the leader asked me “was that ok?” They were worried that they might have done something wrong....
Show your Passion. Manage your Emotions.

Show your Passion. Manage your Emotions.

Inspiring, effective leaders will HAVE passion and EXPRESS passion. Passion is having boundless enthusiasm for something. Expressing that passion shows people what you care about. Leaders can be passionate about building teams, their industry, their products, winning,...
Leading the Band

Leading the Band

This past week brought the sad news about Eddie Van Halen passing away from cancer. Van Halen provided a soundtrack for the teenage years of millions of people around the world. The band was one of the most successful rock bands in history. Eddie is also reminder is...