Effective Leaders Hustle More and Hamster Less

Effective Leaders Hustle More and Hamster Less

Effective leaders love getting lots of things done, and they hate going in circles. So it is good to recognize what kind of “busy” you are. Are you spinning the proverbial hamster wheel or are you hustling and making progress on the things you care about?When leaders...
Make Meaningful Connections

Make Meaningful Connections

“Ready to connect…. ready to connect… ready to connect…” So went the voice prompt from the Wi-Fi home surveillance cameras that Kim was adjusting before a trip. That same message also could serve as a good reminder to leaders: your team is ready (and eager!) to...
Lead Openness to New Ideas

Lead Openness to New Ideas

At a CEO round table I facilitate, I asked each leader to rate their organizations on how well they are leveraging recruitment (a critical topic these days) to drive their most important numbers. Most rated themselves fairly high. A few (the minority) were more...
Work with Others and Stay Consistent

Work with Others and Stay Consistent

My wife surprised me with the suggestion that we should start running in the mornings. I was surprised because she hates running. Plus it was April Fool’s Day. Turns out she wasn’t kidding. So for 21 days we are committed to run a mile each morning. The distance is...