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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.…

Leadership is all About Execution

I get a kick out of the term CEO. I think CEO should stand for Chief Execution Officer. People try to correct me when I mention my version of CEO, as if I'm a dummy and made a mistake. But I know exactly what I mean. Success in business boils…

All Leadership Trainings are Incomplete

I’m going to make a bold statement, and I am sure you will agree with me. The reason we have had so much success with our teamwork program is because we have opened some eyes. I had an epiphany recently regarding leadership: how can you offer…

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…

3 Tips for Helping Employees Take Ownership in Their Jobs

Are your employees owners or renters? Studies have shown that employees who take an ownership in their jobs are more accountable for their performance, helping lead the company to greater success. A leader's first step in building accountability…