The Myth of the Well-Rounded Leader.

The Myth of the Well-Rounded Leader.

One of the most interesting conclusions (in my opinion) of Gallup’s research is that there is no one strength that all good leaders possess. What’s more, the most effective individuals are not well-rounded at all, but instead are acutely aware of their...
How Many “NO’s!” Can You Stomach?

How Many “NO’s!” Can You Stomach?

You may not know of Cordia Harrington. But chances are, you know her product. Her business, The Bun Company, makes the bread that can be found in McDonalds, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Chili’s (among other major enterprises), and is produced at a head-spinning rate of...
Greatness May Have an Unexpected Price tag

Greatness May Have an Unexpected Price tag

“Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.”   Perhaps no one has quite lived the preceding quote more than the person who said it – NFL legend Jerry Rice.   For those who know the name, but don’t quite know the...
Adapt and win.

Adapt and win.

Organizations, like people, can “plateau”. They must consistently, intentionally adapt to their environment. If not, complacency ensues. Teams fail to get the results they once did. Businesses live and die by clear strategic vision. Courses are charted....
Get “Plugged In” to Unleash Your Own Power

Get “Plugged In” to Unleash Your Own Power

What good is an electrical plug that isn’t connected to a power outlet? Though it may have the potential to power a television or recharge your phone, that power lies dormant until your device, equipment or appliance gets plugged in. We, too, as leaders must get...