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...
Don’t Try and Do Everything

Don’t Try and Do Everything

If a leader is “doing it all”, then it is likely not being done well. You may have heard of FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). In leaders I often see FOLG (Fear of Letting Go). They try and hold on to too much. It’s a big mistake that will hamper the growth of an...
Be Positive and Practical

Be Positive and Practical

Some of you might remember a radio show called Car Talk with Ray and Tom Magliozzi (aka “Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers”). They dispensed humor and practical car advice for decades on public radio. They were a fun part of my life and helped pass the time on many...
Get in the Millionaire-making Business

Get in the Millionaire-making Business

John Chambers, the former CEO of Cisco Systems, is very proud of the fact that the company created over 10,000 millionaires over the course of his tenure.Lots of people want to be millionaires. I was impressed that Mr. Chambers was excited about his active role in...