Sincerity Doesn’t Erase Ignorance: 7 Ways to Capitalize on the Strength of Your Leaders

Everyone knows what you don’t do well. Confused or inexperienced leaders pay too much attention to people who point out their lack and challenge them to improve weaknesses. Ignorant helpfulness: “To focus on… Continue reading

How to Build Vibrant Connections and Energize Meaningful Results

Strong organizations are a collection of vibrant connections that energize meaningful results. Leaders that connect: Disconnection is expecting more from others than you expect from yourself. A sure sign of arrogance is letting… Continue reading

10 Heart-Based Questions that Produce the Very Best Decisions

The future is shaped by today’s decisions. Failure to make decisions ends leadership. Forward-facing decisions always impact behaviors. If behaviors don’t change, everything stays the same. Decision making tools are useful and necessary, but fall short. … Continue reading

How to Stop Wasting Time in Meetings

If high blood pressure excites you, call a meeting with an ineffective, malfunctioning, low-performing, time wasting team. The problem of waste is compounded because high level leaders spend most of their time in… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: How do I Express Concerns without Losing My Job

Dear Dan, I work in education. I’m an older union worker, near retirement. Education is funded, the administrators don’t have to sweat sales. Administrators are not skilled in fiscal responsibility… don’t feel accountable… Continue reading

5 Strategies to Convince Reluctant Leaders to Move Forward

The end is near when protecting the past is more important than creating the future. 5 strategies to convince reluctant leaders to move forward #1. Ask 3 questions: #1. On a scale of… Continue reading