Category: Management

Grow as a manager with insights, tips, and stories about awesome leaders.

Languishing & High Performers

Languishing is the Verb of the Month . . . And Your High Performers Know It

Do You Feel This Way?

Frustrated yet kinda focused. Working but not as productive as before.…

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Leadership Spring Cleaning: Start, Stop, Continue

You Have Ideas: Put Them Into Start, Stop Continue

Start, Stop, Continue is one of my favorite brainstorming and organizing techniques. 

I use it often in executive coaching discussions, and over the past month, I’ve been using it to spring clean my mind and my business.…

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You Made it Through 2020–Here’s Your Ribbon

 

You Participated in 2020. Congratulations.

So, it’s Friday, December 18, and the best thing I can say to all of you today is:

  1. Thanks for being here. For reading what I write and choosing to learn to be a better leader, and
  2. I’m happy to award this “Participated” ribbon to you!
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It’s Not About Perfection

Anyone remember this game?

A few years ago, my mom was going through my “things” (what she calls stuff in my childhood bedroom), and she brought me a bag of junk (what I call that stuff).…

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Delegate Now to Save Time Later

Having a team to support you is an incredible opportunity, and you need to take advantage of the talents of your direct reports. Delegating—taking things off your plate and handing them off to others—is key to team, company, and individual success.…

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