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This week, take a few minutes to rate yourself against 4 simple statements

First, a question: How committed to your cause are you?   If your head isn’t in the game, real, lasting success in any area of life is practically impossible….  ...and business is no different.  To …

September Self Improvement

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Leaders Are Reader With such a packed schedule of speaking engagements, book signings, family functions, and coaching sessions, it can be hard to find time to sit down and get lost in a good book. But every time I intentionally set time aside…

3 Things To Look For When You Get Your Copy Of Swim!

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Swim! is officially out and entrepreneurs, public speakers, business leaders, and industry leaders are already eager to learn the principles they’ll learn in this book and apply it to their teams and organizations. Here are 3 things I want…

How are you leading this week?

How are you leading this week? What practices are you putting into place to make sure your team understands that they are doing work that matters? Your employees are much more likely to work hard, stay late, come early, and go above and beyond…

Servant Leadership: “Where is your focus?”

The old style of leadership is for the king/queen to sit on his/her throne and bark out orders. Anyone that doesn't comply—off with your head. Sounds like an episode of Games of Thrones, right? But leaders are still leading the same way: figuratively…

All Eyes Are on You

One of my favorite sayings is: "I'll hear what you say, but I'll trust what you do." I think this is absolutely brilliant. You should use it when you want to feel real smart and savvy as a leader. I first heard it used by college football coach…

Leaders Must Be Decisive

A July 2015 article in Business Insider studied over 500 millionaires, and it states that the one character trait all millionaires have in common is that they are decisive. They can make decisions quickly and stick to them once they are made.…

Leading from Your Strength

As we delve deeper into teamwork and you try to figure out your team, you need to figure out you. As a leader, you are the nucleus of your team, which means you must figure yourself out before you can build a high-performing team. I just got…

What you don’t know about teamwork can hurt you

How can a leader build a winning team without being an expert on teamwork? Impossible! Any leadership training that doesn't focus on teamwork strategy is incomplete. How did the business world miss this? How many leadership trainings have you…