Category Archive: Leading

High Performing Teams: 3 Lessons Learned from Working to Improve Results in the Real World

I asked a management team two questions to help them reflect on lessons learned from managing new teams. It might help you to know that their facility opened about 9 months ago. Tell… Continue reading

The Deeper Value of Problems that Shallow Leaders Neglect

A problem-free life would destroy us all. A world without problems has no solutions. In a rush to solve problems, don’t neglect their deeper value and ultimate purpose. Purpose: The ultimate purpose of… Continue reading

What’s the First Thing People Say After Speaking Your Name

Reputation is the thing you’re known for, especially when it’s bad. Toads have a reputation for giving warts. But you get warts from people, not toads. A bad reputation clings like muck even… Continue reading

Nearly 80% say Lack of Appreciation is a Major Reason for Leaving

One highly motivated leader said, “A simple pat on the back would sure feel good.” 79 percent of employees who quit their jobs claim that a lack of appreciation was a major reason… Continue reading

The True Path to Greatness that Anyone Can Begin Today

Great musicians serve music. Great spouses serve each other. Great leaders serve a noble purpose. Your greatness reveals itself as you serve. The path to greatness: #1. Experience greatness: “To be great –… Continue reading

Situational Awareness: How to Stop Hitting People with Bats

I woke up remembering that I hit a girl with a baseball bat. I was taking practice swings during recess, and I struck her on the left side of her head. I think… Continue reading