Start Your Week – 8/13/2018

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “What motivates people to follow you?” A compelling vision is like a trailer for a blockbuster movie. A 30-minute clip highlighting the movie that compels you to watch the entire story. Like a movie trailer, the vision keeps you focused... read more

Start Your Week – 8/06/2018

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Don’t forget to fill the tanks of your average producers!” Great leaders resist recognizing only top performers. All great organizations are built on a lot of good middle producers and a few outstanding performers who’ve learned... read more

Start Your Week – 7/23/2018

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH ”How well do you balance your tasks and your relationships?” If the interaction with your team is focused solely on completing the task, I would argue that you have a functional, but not a personal relationship and certainly not a... read more

Start Your Week – 7/16/2018

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Great leaders create margin, good leaders pay on time and poor leaders ask for an extension.” One of the most common challenges in the 21st Century is feeling stressed and chronically overwhelmed. Too many leaders are busy, tired and... read more

Start Your Week – 7/09/2018

“Is your leadership creating a culture of justice and fairness, or one of confusion and mistrust?” “Organizations that are willing to share, withhold in order to further the growth, willing to try to get a better atmosphere through a demonstration of fairness and... read more

Start Your Week – 7/02/2018

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “If it’s all about you, your leadership is not only unhealthy, it dies with you.” “It’s All About Me” became a top-ten hit on Billboard’s Hot 100 the week of May 16, 1998. It fared better on the R&B Singles Chart,... read more

Start Your Week – 6/25/2018

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Before you release the “Vision-Drainers” on your team try the following:” First, describe what you have observed as negative in their behavior. Be fair and honest without being judgmental. Discuss with them what needs to improve and... read more

Start Your Week – 6/18/2018

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Great leaders live for their team. Good leaders invest in their team. Poor leaders use their team for their own benefit.” Someone conducted a survey among people who lived to be over 100. Most people would expect the cause was eating... read more

Start Your Week – 6/11/2018

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Great leaders earn respect. Poor leaders demand compliance.” You can demand compliance from those on your team but only from those who are fearful or lack confidence. However, the fearful or those lacking confidence will many... read more

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