Category Archive: Marks of leaders

4 Reasons Good People Produce Poor Results

A team of average players with great leadership will defeat a team of great players with lousy leadership. When Good People persistently produce poor results they have ineffective leaders. 4 reasons Good People… Continue reading

Secret Sauce: Daydream Your Way to Success

Negativity is the ability to dream up problems aggravated by the inability to imagine solutions. You might have a leadership position, but you can’t actually lead until you can daydream. Everything is first… Continue reading

How to Show Up in Ways that Ignite High Performance in Others

Your presence – the way you show up – impacts team performance. Positive emotion promotes high performance.* Know impact: Leaders who don’t know or don’t care about their presence can’t promote high performance… Continue reading

Is Super Bowl Coach Bill Belichick a Detached Jerk

Bill Belichick, coach of the New England Patriots, has one facial expression. I’m not sure if you’d describe it as grumpy, unhappy, or intimidating – maybe all three. You wouldn’t call it warm.… Continue reading

When Servant-Leaders Choose to Advantage Others – Even if it Hurts

Putting the team first sounds great until advantaging others disadvantages you. The choice between personal advantage and organizational advantage speaks to the heart of servant leadership. “Win-win” is challenging when YOU win later… Continue reading

Top 10 Quotes of Five Time Super Bowl Winner Bill Belichick

Bill Belichick has the most wins among all active professional football coaches. Additionally, he has a record five Super Bowl wins. Belichick is a no-nonsense leader who says what he thinks. Top 10… Continue reading