Unstoppable Teams

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” (Unknown origin) Choose goals that can only be achieved with teams. When I asked three time Navy… Continue reading

7 Ways to Overcome Distraction and Do What Matters

47% of the time you aren’t focused on what you’re doing.* You give yourself to trivialities when distraction governs your day. 7 ways to overcome distraction: #1. Establish “no respond” hours in your… Continue reading

How to Get Your Team to Stop Dropping the Ball and Follow-Through

Follow-through is the engine of progress. Poor follow-through, poor results. 3 dangers of poor follow-through: People don’t respect you. Procrastination drains your energy like a dripping faucet. Team performance drops. People end up… Continue reading

How to Thrive When You Feel The Sting of Unfairness

Unfairness abounds in organizational life. Your company merged with a competitor and your position was eliminated. You didn’t get the promotion. It’s not fair. You never thrive when unfairness derails your focus and… Continue reading

How to be a Great Pretender

The gap between your aspirational-self and your actual-self means pretending is part of the journey. But pretending in the wrong way damages your future. Beneficial pretending begins with your values. It builds your… Continue reading

The Mirrors That Help You See Yourself

Ego sees others but not itself. Egoless is a silly myth. Ego serves leaders well when self-interest drives service. But ego has a dark side. You have an ego problem if: Fault-finding comes… Continue reading