10 Qualities of the Leaders I Want on My Team

The starting place for building an effective “dream team” is in having a crystal clear picture of the qualities you want in the people. If you were to make a list of the attributes you would want on the members of your leadership team you would likely include such characteristics as: Go-getter. Someone who ‘makes…

3 Ways Your Fast Decisions Could Be Hurting Results

Today’s leadership culture celebrates fast decision making. But the reality is, if your decisions are happening too quickly you could be doing more harm than good. A recent Google search on the question, “How to make fast decisions” returned an astonishing 517,000,000 hits. Everyone, it seems wants to make fast leadership decisions. And there are…

4 Ways To Shift Your Leadership from Control Freak to Growth Freak

“In leadership, you can have control or you can have growth. But you can’t have both.” – Craig Groeschel Leaders who feel the need to personally involve themselves in the minutia of the team’s operation rarely call themselves a “control freak”, but without realizing it, their need to control is impeding the very results they want…

At Last, A Simple Way To Bring Your Strategic Plan to Life

Your strategic plan is either an after-thought, or it’s a decision-driver. And turning your plan from an after-thought to a decision-driver can be the difference between leading an organization that’s stalled, to one that is gaining momentum. So how do you do it? Years ago a leadership mentor taught me a simple yet profoundly effective…