A Simple Strategy for Making a Bigger Difference Today

Other people helped you get where you are. Do that for someone else. Don’t wait for people to come to you. Opportunities slip away while you wait. Seek opportunities to help others see their… Continue reading

Four Things My Dad Never Told Me

Mom is my mom. Dad adopted me when I was two. But I didn’t know I was adopted until 2017, five years after he died. He raised me as his own. Back row… Continue reading

How to Transform Meetings That Suck the Life Out of You

  When was the last time you left a meeting ready to charge hell with a squirt gun?     Lousy meetings are problem-solving activities with the wrong people in the room. The… Continue reading

15 Ways to Talk so People Will Listen

We’ve all had leaders we wished would sit down and stop talking. Don’t be one. 15 ways to talk so people will listen: Decide if you care about great communication skills. Are you… Continue reading

Is it Time to Replace One-On-Ones with Three-On-Ones

Leaders say teamwork is important, but spend most of their development-time working with individuals. Isn’t that inconsistent? Could three-on-ones be more effective than one-on-ones? Most one-on-one conversations would be better with teammates in… Continue reading

5 Ways to Reject Arrogance and Develop the Beauty of Real Confidence

Bravado impresses the blind, intimidates the ignorant, comforts the fearful, and offends the skillful. Confidence doesn’t need to brag, impress, outdo, or put others down. 5 ways to develop real confidence: Burst the… Continue reading