How To Unleash the Power of the Spinal Tap Leadership Principle

Leadership requires “10 out of 10” level leadership day in and day out. But there are times when a leader must go even beyond “10 out of 10”. Sometimes a leader must punch their amp up to “11”. Fans of the classic comedy film This is Spinal Tap know exactly what I’m talking about. This “mock-umentary” about…

Have You Ever Been Tempted To Try These Leadership Shortcuts?

When they hit a slump, effective leaders will fight their way through, when others are simply looking for a shortcut. Slumps can hit any leader, at any time.  – The wins just aren’t happening, – The plan just isn’t coming together, – The team just isn’t responding, When that happens there can be a great…

3 Leadership Truths That Can Turn “Fearless” into “Courageous”

The idea of the “fearless leader” owes more to myth than it does to leadership reality. The goal is not to be fearless, the goal is to be courageous. There’s a world of difference. A fascinating conversation I had with a professional athlete painted a vivid picture of this. During my college days, I supported…