4 Early Warning Signs of an Impending Leadership Slump

Have you ever been in a leadership slump? The signs of a slump are easy to spot…if you know what to look for. Every leader hits a slump occasionally. It’s a season when you make a few wrong calls, when you can’t seem to rally people, or when you just don’t seem to be making…

How to Design A Powerful Start to a Great Leadership Day

What you accomplish in your day is largely driven by the momentum you have when you start the day. Watch the most effective leaders. You’ll find that they hit the ground running each morning, and that early momentum continues throughout the day. The “secret sauce” of that momentum often found in the decluttering of their…

4 Ways You Can Win the War on Worry

The energy leaders waste on worrying can be one of the greatest obstacles to their overall effectiveness. The world has certainly given leaders plenty to worry about these days. Covid continues to ravage the world, entire industries have been radically disrupted, and organizations have been turned upside down as a result. And it’s been left…

How to Navigate the Dip Before the Surge

What good things are you currently doing that could be preventing you from doing great things? Every leader and every team rely on a certain number of key initiatives, strategies and “best practices” that fuel important results. But effective leaders also know some of these very strategies may be the stumbling blocks preventing you and…

Why You Need to Avoid These 6 Culture Killers

What you allow, you encourage. In leadership, this nugget of truth is especially true when it comes to the building of a healthy culture. When the leader allows fun, candor, initiative and diligence, those qualities will be encouraged to flourish. Similarly, when you allow Culture Killers like grumbling, selfishness and laziness, so too are you…