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Running a Leadership Team Meeting That Works

Running a leadership team meeting effectively is crucial to keep you and your team focused. Let’s face it, though, most leadership team meetings suck. They devolve into a series of status updates, and the team becomes more focused on checking their email than...

Is Clarity the Key to Growing Your Business?

Clarity is a crucial strategy for business growth. I worked for an organization where the CEO was all over the place. He thought he was clear, that a direction was set. And for him, I suppose it was. The chaos that reigned under him was proof that absolute clarity was...

Strengthen Your Mindset in 2022

When you strengthen your mindset in 2022 you will see less stress, better results, and ring in 2023 from a far better place. The question is how? Let’s face it. The hits kept coming in 2021 and while you have goals for 2022 what might stand in the way? As you’ll see,...

Simplify in 2022

Simplify is my Word of the Year for 2022. A few years ago, I started each year with a focus word rather than a slew of resolutions. Two years ago, my word was “Intentional.” The focus was on taking planned actions towards a goal rather than just reacting. Last year it...

Level Up Your Leadership

Business owners, level up your leadership in 2022 to achieve all your goals. Why? One-third of businesses will not survive their first two years in business, and only half will survive five years. The strength and ability of the leader is the critical differentiator...

When Leaders Fail

In March 2020, I confessed my Florida Gator fandom in a post on the value of coaching. At the time, our then Coach Dan Mullen appeared to have turned our program around. And less than two years later, my Gators are 6-6, and a new coach is on the way. I’m no expert on...

Leadership Courage

Leadership Courage is not something we talk about right now. Transparency and empathy seem to fill blogs and articles right now. And those are good things, but they are not the only thing. Recently, I've seen leaders in my circle take courageous actions to move their...

Leadership Curiosity

Leadership Curiosity

Leadership curiosity is one of the most crucial leadership traits. Our job as leaders isn’t only to make decisions; it is to ask questions. And who do we ask these questions of you might ask. Just about everyone. Effective curiosity drives leaders to ask questions of...