How do you ask for what you want

Leaders will often ask for what they want. Leaders ask for things like better productivity, less waste, following a process, and more. Do you wonder why your team struggles to achieve the things you want? When a leader asks for what they want, it’s possible...

Do not deny your fears

I once asked an executive team to write down their greatest fear. The team sat, looking at me in awkward silence. Finally, one of the leaders broke the silence by saying, “I don’t have any fears.” You are not leading if you do not experience any...

When you doubt the possibilities, you will be right

There are many times my doubts have held me back in life. Then, when I choose to push past my doubts, I learn the very thing I’ve wanted was mine for the taking the whole time. We, humans, do an incredible job of self-sabotaging our wants and desires. The people...

Let the team do the leading

The best team structure, in my opinion, is depicted by a circle. In the circle, everyone has both a specialization and the potential to lead others. Imagine how powerful the team’s leadership might be when you are not the only one leading. To create the...

The choices that define your leadership

We live in a world where someone’s potential is often defined by their skills and knowledge. While skills and knowledge are essential, it is the choices you make that define your leadership. I once coached a leadership team where the company had a culture of...