The BIG YES Accelerates Leadership

Warren Buffett said, “The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything.” But there is a danger. Saying no is a dead-end when… Continue reading

How to Challenge People

Every manager wants to know how to challenge people. Competitive business environments require greater productivity and efficiency. High expectations are table stakes. But how might you challenge people and create an environment where… Continue reading

12 Questions Guaranteed to Energize People

Lousy managers are anchors. Successful managers are wind. The first step in filling people’s sails is setting an intention to energize people. After time with you, you want people … Standing tall. Energized… Continue reading

3 Surprising Quotes from Sir Edmund Hillary that Contradict Established Thinking

A quote that captures your imagination can change your life, or at least your day. #1. Vision: “I never had a vision to climb Mt. Everest, as with everything else it just grew.”… Continue reading

Seagull Management: 4 Ways to Stop Dumping on People

Seagull managers fly in, make lots of noise, dump on everyone, and fly away.* You might say a seagull manager is full of crap. The seduction of problems makes you a seagull. Stay… Continue reading

6 Ways Heroes Advance Your Life

Life is larger with heroes. The wrong idea about heroes propagates helplessness. The right idea about heroes gives you strength. Bonnie Tyler sang, “Where have all the good men gone and where are… Continue reading