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....
High Performance Culture Requires Consistent Fuel

High Performance Culture Requires Consistent Fuel

I’ve talked about how feedback — like maintaining a car — isn’t effective if only delivered on a quarterly or annual basis. The same wisdom can be applied to the development of a high performing organizational culture. Like the performance automobile that...
Stretch Goals: Reckless or Right-On?

Stretch Goals: Reckless or Right-On?

As many of you know, I’ve been training for my first full marathon, and the culmination of my efforts happened this past weekend. As insanely rewarding as it was to finally toe the finish line, one of the most gratifying things for me has been the actual process. As...
Don’t be afraid of rigor. Seek it out.

Don’t be afraid of rigor. Seek it out.

How do you get lean? How do you build muscle? You push your body. You do resistance training. You don’t get fit without a little sweat, a little discomfort. There is no easy route to getting ripped, finishing races, or winning games. You’re not going to get there by...
How to Go From Showing Up to Making a Splash

How to Go From Showing Up to Making a Splash

While it’s true what I told you on Wednesday – about how half the battle boils down to just showing up – that doesn’t mean that once you’re present you can go on autopilot and cruise throughout the day. What distinguishes the ho-hum from the woo-hoo, high-performing...