Performance

July 8, 2015

How to Identify a Great Future Leader

  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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
February 5, 2015

How to Create a Leadership Development Plan for Yourself

  I have the privilege of working with many people who want to be better leaders.  It’s one of the most fulfilling parts of my job. […]
January 14, 2015

Three Ways to Become More Successful this Year

  We’ve all seen the statistics on New Year’s Resolutions. About 45 percent of people make some kind of promise to themselves for how they will do […]
July 23, 2014

How to Motivate Others

  In almost every workshop, consulting engagement, or coaching interaction, I get some form of the question “how do I motivate others?”  Leaders and managers want […]
July 2, 2014

4 Reasons Not to Coach a Business Like a Sport

  It’s a pretty common occurrence for leaders and managers to compare themselves to sports coaches.  I often hear people describe great leadership by referencing a […]
June 25, 2014

3 Ways to Measure Leadership Success

  I started 4th Gear Consulting back in 2009 because I thought we needed more leaders.  As I’ve worked with executives, business owners, teams and companies […]
November 27, 2012

Do You Value Seniority More Than Performance? Don’t Fall Into The Tenure Trap

  I stopped by a coffee shop recently and while I was waiting for my cup of coffee I couldn’t help but overhear a conversation that […]