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

Start Your Week – 10/01/18

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Great leaders know how to deal with their anger.” A guy’s car stalled at an intersection causing a chorus of honking horns from behind. He got out, walked calmly to the car behind him and said, “Sorry, I can’t get my car started. If... read more

Start Your Week – 9/24/18

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “The most fruitful leadership lessons are not lying around on the ground at the bottom of the tree.” Leadership lessons are learned with every leadership opportunity at every level. Too many want the title and position without paying the... read more

Start Your Week – 9/17/18

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH ”Invest in your leadership team as people, not as a depreciating assets.” People don’t work for organizations. They work for people. Most people don’t” quit their job,” they quit their leader. Just because you give someone a title... read more

Start Your Week – 9/10/18

”START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH” “Keys to winning on a daily basis” Great leaders bring a winning attitude and operational value on a daily basis. If you are not consistently winning, (reaching your goals) then you may need to change the way you’re organized,... read more

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