Healthy Leaders Inspire

This field-tested healthy growth process is aligned with the unique needs of today’s worker and the requirements for today’s leader. It predictably yields healthy growth for you, your employees, and your business. Leadership is a force multiplier when it comes to the healthy growth. The leader sets the vision and expectations for the five growth…

Simple Truths of Growth

This past year certainly forced many of us to grow in ways we would have never imagined and faster than we could have ever imagined. Here are the simple truths of growth: What gets watered grows. Growth is a choice. Growth occurs when you are uncomfortable. When you help others grow, you grow. Growth opportunities are limitless.…

Leading on Purpose

Cheryl Johnson is Chief Human Resources Officer for Paylocity and has been a client at two different companies, Fossil and ULTA Beauty. During one of our original discussions years ago, we talked about how creating a compelling purpose can ignite a personal passion to go the extra mile. Cheryl was reflecting on one of her first…

Leading Healthy Growth

Expansive research by Gallup clearly shows that today's worker is more: purpose-drivenconversationalfocused on strengthsdevelopment-oriented. This chart shows the shift in worker focus. These shifts in worker focus have existed since 2016, but the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated them just as any crisis tends to accelerate existing trends.Considering the needs of today’s worker, today’s leader must: 1. Start…

Your Growth – Our Passion

From an early age, God instilled within us a passion to understand and encourage people. Youth sports and school leadership roles triggered Lee’s thirst to learn more about leadership.  Julie’s intrigue with psychology started in third grade as she followed her father’s readings and her mother’s teachings.  We both studied psychology at Florida State University. …

Dedicated to Healthy Growth

After 21 years of serving leaders, last year we started a process of designing our future much like we have for many clients. During this iterative process we dug deep to better understand ourselves, our clients and the world of work. Our objective was to zoom in on the intersection of our personal calling, priorities…

Top 10 Employee Selection Mistakes… and Solutions

Selecting the right people is a critical leadership lever that drives growth. Employee selection is the ultimate pay-me-now or pay-me-later leadership proposition. Do it effectively now and reap the benefits of a high-performing team later. Do it fast and cheap now, and pay the price later of increased turnover, underperforming teams, a diluted culture and…

Leadership Matters

In today’s ultra-competitive marketplace, good results aren’t good enough. To win, you need to produce extraordinary results. Extraordinary results come from extraordinarily performing teams. And where there is an extraordinary team, you can bet there is an inspiring leader. That’s why leadership – specifically, your leadership – matters. Leadership matters because extraordinarily performing teams are…

Are You in Touch with Your FEBA?

A common misperception among leaders is that once you get to a certain level, you should consider only a 30,000-foot perspective (i.e., the big picture) of your business. Although a high-level perspective is necessary for leadership success, it must be accompanied by an in-depth understanding of your team’s operation (e.g., your drivers of cost, profit,…