Category Archive: Leading

4 Ways to Improve the Life Sucking Beast of Hierarchy

Hierarchies done poorly are life sucking beasts. But there is no perfect organizational structure. Advantages and dangers of hierarchy #1. Advantage: Clear lines of accountability. You always know who is in charge in… Continue reading

10 Relational-Steps to Improve Performance and Elevate Satisfaction

It’s  energizing to work with people who are devoted to improvement and painful working with self-justifying losers. Anyone who isn’t dedicated to improving their performance ends up: Complacent. Complaining. Mediocre. Blaming. Detached. 10 steps… Continue reading

Random Surprise

A guest post by best selling author Chip Bell. ***** Working with Caesars Palace in Vegas for me debunked myths about the casino world. Slot machines are not influenced by the number of… Continue reading

How to Stop Wasting Time in Meetings

If high blood pressure excites you, call a meeting with an ineffective, malfunctioning, low-performing, time wasting team. The problem of waste is compounded because high level leaders spend most of their time in… Continue reading

25 CEOs List 20 Things that Keep them up at Night

I had dinner last evening with 25 CEOs. Before dinner, each one answered the question, “What keeps you up at night?” Here’s a sampling from the conversation. Growing small and sticking to our… Continue reading

Legacy: Define Power – Determine Purpose – Discover Passion

“We don’t get burned out because of what we do. We get burned out because we forget why we do it.” Jon Gordon, co-author of, “Life Word,” with Dan Britton and Jimmy Page.… Continue reading