How Purpose Aids Memory and Drives Performance

I have the attention span of a squirrel on steroids. I get lost in thought and forget what I’m supposed to remember. The great idea I’m thinking right now is being pushed out… Continue reading

A Two Step Conversation that Helps Your Boss Help You Get Ahead

  Step one: Ask your boss to talk about her aspirations for your department or team. Provide focus. Don’t extend the conversation into the distant future. You might say, “I’m thinking about the… Continue reading

How to Serve First, Build Trust, and Live Your Values

New Giveaway!! 20 free copies of an 18 week journal for leaders!!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Art Barter to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of his… Continue reading

A Five Step One-on-One Any Leader Can Do

When you know what’s next you can prepare and perform. Structure provides predictability. Predictability enables preparation. Preparation raises confidence. Confidence is energy. A 5 step one-on-one any leader can do: #1. Provide brag… Continue reading

12 Sentences that Prevent Reverse Delegation

Reverse delegation happens when delegated tasks end up back in your bucket. Reverse delegation stalls the trajectory of your career, the growth of your team, and the success of your organization. Why reverse… Continue reading

I Told Him to Get His Head Out of His A**

I was embarrassed when Corey reminded me of some advice I gave him six years ago. My advice was, “I think you should get your head out of your a**.” He said it… Continue reading