Category Archive: Taking others higher

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

3 Rules for “Not Helping” Like a Leader

Under-helpful leaders seem distant and uncaring. Over-helpful leaders encourage irresponsibility and low engagement. 3 rules for “not helping” like a leader: #1. Don’t fix the mistakes of capable team members. The operative word… Continue reading

Blind-Eye-Dumb and Other Stupid Things Leaders Do

Don’t be offended at today’s title. Stupid comes before smart. If you aren’t stupid, you’re “too” smart. But repeated stupid in the same way is dumb. People who think they know – when… Continue reading

Drive For Results Vs. Need for Approval

Successful leaders have high drive for results (hi-DFR) and low need for approval (lo-NFA). The rule: The rule of drive: As drive for results (DFR) goes up – social courtesy goes down. Who… Continue reading

One Thing You Must Do Today and Every Day

If you can only do one thing today, connect with your team. Performance requires connection. 7 reasons for weak connection: You don’t like them. Bad memories create distance. You let someone down so… Continue reading

7 Secrets to High Performance

Challenges to high performance include entitlement, unfocused energy, and soul-sucking systems. Questions that expose high performers: #1 What makes you think you want to be a high performer? It helps to know why… Continue reading