Courage is a choice....
MAKE IT HAPPEN

These 3 words are the Holy Grail of my success.

A.C.E. YOUR NEXT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

I’d like to share with you the biggest secret in public speaking.

LEADERSHIP – A “THINK-LESS” APPROACH

When making leadership decisions, it is often best to minimize the use of your brain.

Holding Others Accountable
COURAGEOUS ACCOUNTABILITY

Holding those around you accountable can be very difficult for many people; however, it doesn’t have to be.

FRIENDS CLOSE…ENEMIES CLOSE ENOUGH

Courageous Leaders are not lured into compromising their core values for the sake of personal or political gain.

WHO WANTS THE STATUS QUO?

There is no such thing as status quo; you’re either getting better or you’re getting worse.

WE ARE ALL HI-PO’S

Today’s post is fueled by the reality that every one of us has the ability to be a Hi-Po – in our lives and in our careers.

A Lesson In Leading (And Following) From Migratory Geese

What can we learn from migratory geese? As it turns out, a lot!

THE 4L’S: DOES YOUR TEAM HAVE THEM?

The idea for this article took root as I prepared a keynote to welcome a class of approximately 80 new salespeople to my team.

5 KEYS TO A WINNING OFFENSE

In business, the best offensive...is a great offense. Period.

LEADERSHIP AND POLICY – THE NO POLICY POLICY

Excess policy stifles creativity, original thought, and judgment.

THE COURAGE OF YOUR CONVICTIONS

As we recognize the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I'm reminded of one of the greatest attributes of a leader...

FEAR AND LEADERSHIP

I often see leaders choose fear as a tactic to achieve a desired outcome. I also often see those same leaders fail in the long run.

LIFTING MAKES YOU STRONGER

Whether you’re leading salespeople, accountants, doctors, or lawyers, this same principle applies.

MULTITASKING IS HAZARDOUS TO YOUR PROFESSIONAL HEALTH

Fact: As humans, we are better at deluding ourselves than we are at multitasking.

IMPROV[E] YOURSELF AND YOUR TEAM

What can the #1 comedy club in the nation teach us about leadership? As it turns out, a whole lot!

3 STEPS TO THAT NEXT BIG PROMOTION

I interview hundreds of people each year, and one of the most common questions I get is, “how did you get to where you are?” My response is always the same.

THE BEST ADVICE IN THE WORLD

When you learn, you have more to offer. When you have more to offer, you are more substantive and interesting.

SURE! WHY NOT?

A great friend, mentor, and one of the best leaders I know is a role model in inspiring action. His name is Brian.

LEAD FROM THE FRONT

When I was in the Army, I noticed two kinds of officers – those that led from the front with their troops, and those that led from the rear.

BOLSTERING YOUR CQ (COURAGE QUOTIENT)

Aristotle believed courage to be the first true virtue, and explained that without it none of the other virtues could exist.

     
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