Category Archive: Leading

How Purpose Aids Memory and Drives Performance

I have the attention span of a squirrel on steroids. I get lost in thought and forget what I’m supposed to remember. The great idea I’m thinking right now is being pushed out… Continue reading

A Two Step Conversation that Helps Your Boss Help You Get Ahead

  Step one: Ask your boss to talk about her aspirations for your department or team. Provide focus. Don’t extend the conversation into the distant future. You might say, “I’m thinking about the… Continue reading

How to Serve First, Build Trust, and Live Your Values

New Giveaway!! 20 free copies of an 18 week journal for leaders!!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Art Barter to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of his… Continue reading

A Five Step One-on-One Any Leader Can Do

When you know what’s next you can prepare and perform. Structure provides predictability. Predictability enables preparation. Preparation raises confidence. Confidence is energy. A 5 step one-on-one any leader can do: #1. Provide brag… Continue reading

How to Hire New Leaders and the Surprising way to Maximize their Success

“The biggest hiring mistakes happened when I was tired and under duress. We really needed help.” Jeremie Kubicek, co-founder of  the GIANT companies, mentioned two worst case scenarios. One occurred when he hired a… Continue reading

Change Your Question Change Your Direction

The questions you answer determine the direction you go. In order to find the right answer, you must ask the right question. Image source “The most common source of mistakes in management decisions… Continue reading