Grow Your Mind and Your Curiosity

There are lessons to be learned in everything your team does. Look for learning opportunities in post-project reviews, customer meetings, conflicts with other departments, changes in priorities, miscommunications, and mistakes. Get curious about these situations. This will also set a positive example for your team and plant the seeds of curiosity in them. Try these…

Questions and Novelty

Today more than ever, there is a virtual “leadership lab” of learning activities and opportunities available to help you build your leadership skills and refine your coaching mindset. There is a treasure trove of knowledge about leadership at your fingertips, literally. But there is more to learn than just what you can read and watch…

Cultivate Curiosity

You can find best practices everywhere. Observe the leaders in your life. You can find nuggets of leadership excellence from a parent or in-law, a clergy person, a speaker at a professional association meeting, a fellow leader, your child’s school principal, a scout troop leader, or a particularly helpful manager at a local store. Watch,…

Your Next Chapter

Life always moves forward, never backward.  Even when it seemed that everything was halted during a pandemic, minutes, hours, days, weeks and months passed.    Your life and career are on a pathway to somewhere, so why not be intentional about your destination and enjoy the journey? Start by asking yourself two simple questions:  What…

Courage

Courage is moving forward … even through the path of most resistance. Stunning photography and inspirational quotes are combined in The Nature of Excellence 88-page, coffee-table-size ($14.95) or gift size ($7.95) book. Through the twin lens of insight and imagery, you’ll discover the natural excellence that surrounds us. You will also learn from the wisdom…

Make the Difference

Step out… make the difference! Stunning photography and inspirational quotes are combined in The Nature of Excellence 88-page, coffee-table-size ($14.95) or gift size ($7.95) book. Through the twin lens of insight and imagery, you’ll discover the natural excellence that surrounds us. You will also learn from the wisdom of more than 100 successful people who…

Growth

You must let go to grow. Stunning photography and inspirational quotes are combined in The Nature of Excellence 88-page, coffee-table-size ($14.95) or gift size ($7.95) book. Through the twin lens of insight and imagery, you’ll discover the natural excellence that surrounds us. You will also learn from the wisdom of more than 100 successful people…

Leadership: A Force Multiplier

Leadership matters today more than ever. Attributes that distinguished great leaders yesterday are basic  requirements today. Sustained remote work challenges and the desire for workers to see the human behind the leader are forcing leaders to elevate their games, to be more human and more vulnerable (i.e., personally courageous). In fact, the single most important…

Purpose and Service in Action

A few weeks ago, I shared a story about three friends who embodied purpose and service. Dan Montgomery is CEO of Fritz Industries.  He is a client, a friend, and a diligent reader of our posts. Dan replied to the post about purpose and service with a compelling story of his own. With his permission,…