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7 Questions to Create a Bold Vision

You need a destination – a bold vision – to get where you want to go.

There’s always a bit of aimless wandering in life. But there are powerful moments of clarity along when we imagine a possible future.

After Giving Tough Feedback Good Bosses Do 5 Things

Bosses think, “I’m kicking you in the pants and I want you to like it.” Bosses call it constructive feedback. Maybe it feels like a punch to the face? People bleed after tough… Continue reading

Grapple with Fear and Live Boldly

A person oblivious to fear doesn’t enjoy the thrill of achievement. But fear gone mad rejects exploring all together.

How to lead boldly…

The Ripple Effect: Understand How Consequences Work

Consequences mean actions matter. Even painful consequences reinforce the potency of our actions.

Some actions deliver immediate consequences.

Yes is Better Than No

The law of the hole states, “When you find yourself in a hole stop digging.”

No is a hole. Yes is a door.

5 ways to live into yes…

Organizational Structure: A Living Dog is Better than a Dead Lion

Dead structure means people waste energy stumbling over trivialities.

Dynamic organizational structure enables people to flourish.

10 questions for building dynamic organizational structure…