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2018: Learn, Love, Lead

While I don’t put a lot of stock in New Year’s resolutions, I do believe in the power of having a mantra. A simple phrase…

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Are You Fit to Lead? Part 1

In this series of blog posts, I’m specifically addressing the correlation between being physically fit and the ability to lead. There are obviously other factors…

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Are You A Workaholic?

I am, there I admit it. Every day I wake up and look at my to do list. I have a strong desire to accomplish…

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Are You A Hunter Or A Gatherer?

This morning I was chatting with Patrick, my kayak fishing instructor, about the service industry. He used to work in operations running multiple big-name restaurants…

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Peeling the Onion To Focus on What Matters

In our Certified Agile Leader® class, one of the exercises that we do together is called the onion exercise. It’s a simple way to focus…

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Meetings – What Are They Good For?

I Hate Meetings Have you ever noticed that the higher you go in an organization the more meetings you are asked to attend? Here is…

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Work Self vs. True Self – Who is Winning?

First off, no I don’t have my wife’s permission to write this article… trouble is brewing… It’s not often that I get to observe my…

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Manage Your Team With Trust

Is your team focused on delivering results? It doesn’t matter how they get there, as long as they get the job done. How do you…

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10 Reasons Why Great Leaders Practice Saying No

One of the most important words a great leader can say is… NO! Let’s try an experiment… Find a quite spot by yourself and make…

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You’re Wasting Time On The Lowest Performers

Watch the video and join the conversation!

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Continuous Improvement

Hugging And Spanking In The Moment My first job out of college was at small software development company. After a year of working there it…

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Conversation Starters – Are You Missing Great Hires

Are you missing great hires by focusing on weaknesses?

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