Next time you are in a bookstore, check out the carpet in the Leadership-Management-Business section. I bet it is well worn. Do you know how many times this button is clicked at the Amazon Business Book Section? Hint: a lot. And check out this ad I saw recently on Amazon's webpage. For whatever reason--advancement, money, […]
If you are a regular partaker of my blog/vlog, you know that I reach out for your opinions from time to time. I do this so I can post content to help leaders solve the problems they face. But today is different. I'm actually asking for ME. I need your help. In 60 days we […]
Being under pressure to perform can be productive in short bursts, but over the long haul, see what works better on this week's version of the Leadership Formula vlog. Click here. Join the tribe! Sign up here for my weekly blog/vlog designed to help leaders align and engage their employees.
What in the world does pressure washing have to do with LEADERSHIP? Making progress is the best thing about pressure washing, but it is also very important to employees in two ways: (1) Making progress in daily tasks, jobs. (2) Making progress as their careers. Leaders are responsible for both...find out more here!
It was Sunday morning 8:00 a.m. Church started in twenty minutes, and we lived five minutes away. As usual, we were going to be late. We only had two boys at the time—two year old Britton and six month-old Sam. Normal parents bathe children at that age. However, I went a little long reading the […]
According to the experts, inspiration is transcendent. That's a big word for something that jars us out of our normal day-to-day routine and allows us to see life in a deeper, richer sense--even if it is for a moment. Almost like an "out of body" experience. If you are like me, I don't have much […]
It was a Saturday morning in 1975. I heard my neighbor Derrick whistle--that was my cue. Time to get outside and play. Cartoons were winding down and both of us wanted to escape the house before our parents put us to work. Our houses backed up to each other and were separated by an alley […]
Up until the age of sixteen, I wore bifocals. Let that sink in a minute. Sixteen with bifocals. Oh yeah, and they were black, horn-rimmed. I am not making this up. How I have any self-esteem today is a testament to my sense of humor. I actually thought people were laughing with me. Back in […]
The reason Donald Trump got elected in 2016 wasn't because America wanted to make America great again. It was about control. 3 years later, it still is. So why is control important? Quick story to illustrate. Jack is our youngest son who just turned 21 this week. When he was two and his older brothers […]
Most leaders hire people that are like minded to build a comfortable culture. After all, what's better than coming to work each day with people you like? Growing research is telling us that this is a mistake. Diverse duos and teams are smarter, make better decisions, and are more innovate. See why here...