3 Ways To Avoid The Leadership Chaos In The Emotional Extremes

When you are experiencing any strong emotions, you are not at your leadership best. Your best leadership will always flow when you avoid the emotional extremes. In one of my first jobs coming out of college, the question that buzzed around the office almost every day was, “What kind of mood is the boss in today?”…

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 Your Team Decisions Are Doomed to Fail

Teams don’t make decisions. Individuals make decisions. Every decision must have someone’s name written next to it.  The idea that there is such thing as a “team decision” is one of the biggest myths in leadership. And correcting that myth could represent a significant leadership breakthrough. Someone must own the outcome. Someone must pace around thinking…

How To Clear Your Thinking for Great Decision-Making

Clear decision-making flows from an uncluttered mind. Knowing how to de-clutter your thinking can make or break your ability to make the right call. When a decision is looming, it’s time for clarity. It’s the time for an ability to organize your thoughts, weigh the most relevant data and sift through the most important opinions. But if…