What Billionaires Taught Me About Getting Derailed

Let's call them Ron and Steve, two highly successful individuals measured by our societal standards of net worth and attainment of goals. They are both billionaires. Aside from

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Question Your Customers (and Employees), Weekly

When was the last time you or members of your leadership team had an intentional conversation with a customer? A conversation you sought out with the customer rather

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Strategic Ignorance

Where are you strategically ignorant in your role?Strategic ignorance intentionally avoids information that can unseat your plans, beliefs, and actions.Here’s an example from a non-business setting. For the

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Social Capital and Double Opt-In Introductions

Social capital is gained slowly over time; therefore, we must be mindful of how we spend it. In my experience, one of the quickest ways to deplete social

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These 3 Words Are Not Interchangeable.

Authority. Responsibility. Accountability. When it comes to Leadership, those three words are not interchangeable. They are fundamentally different, and our inability to recognize this creates miscommunications and frustration.

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Wheel of Needs. A mental well-being fitness scale

I start my day by stepping on the scale; 185 lbs and 24% body fat. Got it, thanks. ​Those numbers don't reflect my ideal self, so this morning's

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Remote Team Leaders

Being a member of a remote team comes with challenges and benefits, but one thing is for sure: leading a remote team requires unique skills. In fact, it

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8 Ways to Make Remote Work a Success in Your Company

COVID accelerated the adaption of the remote team. I've been in this space for the last decade or so, and it's been wonderful to see more remote workers

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Scaling Up Quickstart Framework

Applying this process with these three basic tools will quickly improve your team's effectiveness and highlight areas the need to be addressed within your organization.Team Size: Works well

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I’m Not Motivational, Nor Do I Want to Be

“Don’t expect to be motivated every day to get out there and make things happen. You won’t be. Don’t count on motivation. Count on Discipline.” – Jocko Willink

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