Practical Tips for Winning with the 7 most Provocative Challenges of Leadership

The saddest state of leadership is thinking you’ve mastered something you haven’t. 7 Provocative Challenges: #1. Courageously leading into the future while diligently managing the present. Over-led organizations become unstable. There’s too much… Continue reading

5 Powerful Ways to Answer Self-Doubt and Step into Your Greatness

The Little Engine kept saying, “I think I can,” until he climbed the steep hill. But the story is wrong. Thinking you can is helpful, but never enough to step into your greatness.… Continue reading

How to Maximize the Most Misunderstood and Underutilized Members of Your Team

Feelers are like Rodney Dangerfield. They get no respect. Every team has Doers, Feelers, and Dreamers on it. Doers are driven to finish things. Dreamers are driven to start things. Feelers prioritize relationships… Continue reading

The Unexpected Answer that Solved One Department’s Issues

It’s wasteful and frustrating to talk to the wrong people about the right things. The solution: I coach a leader who reported that the problems in one department disappeared after he replaced the… Continue reading

How Doers Derail Teams and Halt Progress

Whatever you do, don’t add a doer to a project that’s 25% done.* You might think they’d get the ball rolling. Instead they send teams into tailspins. Doers drain energy and derail progress, when… Continue reading

Cracking the Doer-Dreamer-Feeler Code

Everyone is primarily a doer, dreamer, or feeler. Everyone is all three, but you’re great in one area, average in another, and weak in the third. Choose: Choose your primary lens. Dream, doer,… Continue reading