Start Your Week – 02/24/20

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Questions your organization should be asking when preparing the next generation.” Why is our mission critical and to whom? What kind of leaders will it take to pursue our vision and fulfill our mission? What is our process for...

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Start Your Week – 02/17/20

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH "Values, they affect everything you and your team do every day.” “If an opportunity is not aligned with what matters most to you (your core values), let it pass. The opportunities that don't make your soul sing, or that you can't be...

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Start Your Week – 02/10/20

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “A quick guide for leadership orchard growers.” How soon organizations forget, there’s no such thing as instant, mature and effective leadership. Leadership development is a lot like growing fruit trees. It takes time and the next...

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Start Your Week – 02/03/20

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Are your team members partners or opponents?" Great leaders find a way for everyone to win as long as everyone stays in the game with the passion to create a win for the team. Poor leaders settle for a compromise or they will take their...

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Start Your Week – 01/27/20

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Are you a leader people want to follow, or one they want to avoid?" At a recent event a senior executive was asked to share about her leadership experience with the organization. At first she said all the right things which is exactly...

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Start Your Week – 01/20/20

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Leadership Influence. How you get it, use it and lose it.” Leadership influence is gained through building relational equity. This equity is used for many things, but primarily for persuading people to pursue a new goal, develop...

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Start Your Week – 01/13/20

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Are you suffering from leadership heart disease?” Leadership is first a heart issue before it's a skill issue. You can't lead with integrity and effectiveness if you are morally bankrupt and emotionally immature, regardless of how smart...

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Start Your Week – 01/06/20

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Great leaders don’t need a chicken.” In 1958 Mobil Travel Service, now Forbes Travel Service, launched its star rating system to rank hotels and restaurants in their quality of service, especially honesty and integrity. Millions of...

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Start Your Week – 12/30/19

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “You can’t measure busyness, only productivity.” “The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings.” ​​​​​​​​Thomas Sowell Great leaders constantly monitor their core values, core strengths, and...

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Start Your Week – 12/23/19

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH "Great leaders create victories while poor leaders are waiting for better opportunities.” John Wooden, the greatest college basketball coach of all time said, "Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn...

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