March 9, 2020

Why Do Initiatives Go from Sizzle to Fizzle?

Spending lots of time with communities and organizations has provided great learnings. Again and again, I see successes take place that are transferable to others. I am also fortunate to […]
March 2, 2020

5 Reasons Leaders Struggle to Let People Go (and How to Give Yourself the Push You Need)

There are many difficult aspects to leadership: from having the best plan, to hiring the best talent, to putting in excellent standard operating procedures, to making decisions around products, pricing, […]
February 24, 2020

How to Be a Positive Ambassador for Your Organization (and Teach Others to Do the Same)

Most of us have experienced how powerful it can be when an employee manages up a company and its products. For example, when a server raves about how great the […]
February 17, 2020

What blocks us from getting things done? (Nine common barriers and how to overcome them.)

I’ve been fortunate to meet and work with all kinds of people over the years: entrepreneurs, leaders and employees in companies of all different sizes and industries, elected officials and […]
February 10, 2020

The best Valentine gift for your employees is becoming a better leader.

Valentine’s Day is almost here. Besides buying a romantic gift for your spouse or partner (you have done that, right?), you may be thinking of ways to show employees you […]