July 31, 2017

Leadership is About Creating Insight

Recently I arrived in my neighborhood after a pretty severe storm. Trees were down everywhere, a gas line had ruptured, homes had been damaged, and everyone was dealing with debris. On the way to my house, I drove slowly to survey the wreckage. Many of the homes had trees down in the yard and limbs […]
July 8, 2015

How to Identify a Great Future Leader

Leading Through Influence In order for any business or organization to get stronger, it needs to continuously develop leaders. The future of the business depends on its ability to either create or recruit leaders who can help it grow, adapt, and succeed.  The leaders in an organization are its future. They are,  or will be, […]
April 24, 2015

Who Says You Can’t Measure Leadership?

  I often work with companies who want to measure the effectiveness of their leaders but don’t have a plan that they are confident in for how to do that. Too often we resort to downstream results, such as sales numbers, as our only way of determining if our people are good leaders or not. […]
February 17, 2015

Leaders Win or Learn Every Day

  A friend of mine once said to me “every day we win or learn.”  It sounded witty then, but over time I’ve come to understand that thinking like that gives you permission to fail and learn on a daily basis.  Great leaders know that they can’t just fix someone with a single conversation, or […]