How often does this happen?

One of the most important questions you can ask as you lead people is this: “how often does this happen?” The reason it’s so powerful is because our default reaction can often be to overreact to whatever gets our attention. We create policies. We create rules. We create directives. All to protect ourselves from something. …

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Every leader needs support

As leaders a lot of what you do is provide support for others. It’s what makes you a leader that others follow. But have you thought a lot about what you need? Have you thought about the kind of support you need? I’m not talking about virtual assistants and support to get your job done. …

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You only regret the things you don’t do – GaryVee

I know Gary Vaynerchuk is not only awesome and inspirational, but he’s also a pretty smart guy. So it’s not often that I write a post that refutes his logic. I think most of us will regret things we’ve spent too much time on because we chose poorly.

Go find your broom

I love everything I’ve ever read by or about John Wooden on leadership. Today I saw this quote and couldn’t help but bring it to you. John Wooden coached basketball at UCLA for a living, but his calling was to impact people, and with all those national championships, guess what he was found doing in …

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Learn to get out of the way

When you step into your first leadership role, you likely have a tiny voice that’s freaking you out. It’s simultaneously telling you that you’re not qualified for the job, while also reminding you that you’ll need all the answers to all the questions that come your way. The other day I walked into a frozen …

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