Start Your Week – 12/10/18

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Carrots, do they help or hinder?” Great leaders know shaping an inspirational and motivational workplace is the only way to sustain superior performance and achieve above average results. This is best accomplished through... read more

Start Your Week – 12/03/18

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH ”Are you determined to win, or just satisfied to compete?” At Disney, leadership is not defined by your title or position, it’s defined by your actions. Every leader proactively works to align their personal values and daily... read more

Start Your Week – 11/26/18

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “It’s my way or the highway, the cause of most workplace tension” Balancing tension is high on the agenda of every great leader. Every organization has tension. Left alone it quickly dissipates productive energy and sinks team... read more

Start Your Week – 11/19/18

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Do you need to change lures on your vision-casting rod?” Seasoned fishermen know you rarely catch a fish on the first cast or every cast. However, they never seem to tire of casting their lure until they hear those exciting words, “fish... read more

Start Your Week – 11/12/18

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Five keys to understanding the emotional side of leadership” Leaders who think they can ignore the emotional component in leadership are either naive, inexperienced, or willfully incompetent. As a leader, never forget that you are... read more

Start Your Week – 11/05/18

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Vision, is it received, developed or discovered?” Father Theodore Hesburgh, former president of Notre Dame University said, “Vision is the essence of leadership.” Vision means knowing where you want to go and how... read more

Start Your Week – 10/29/18

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Who do you trust?” When I grew up in the 50s there was a TV program known as “To Tell The Truth.” It featured four celebrities attempting to correctly identify a described contestant with an unusual occupation.... read more

Start Your Week – 10/22/18

”Tiny things many times create big problems.” On December 29, 1972, Eastern Airlines Flight 401, bound from New York to Miami, crashed into the Florida Everglades because of a twelve dollar light bulb. As the plane approached Miami the indicator light for the... read more

Start Your Week – 10/15/18

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Great leaders never quit, they just get a new grip” Admiral Peary made seven attempts before he became the first man to reach the North Pole. Shackleton failed in 1915 to reach the South Pole and ended up stranded for eight months... read more

Start Your Week – 10/08/18

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH ”Seven reasons why great leaders keep the vision alive.” On December 21, 1620, the pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock. Full of vision after a three-month crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, they established a town followed by a town council in... read more

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