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3 Tools to Keep Your Customers Coming Back

3 Tools to Keep Your Customers Coming Back

Last week I sat through a session with Scott Davis, Chief Growth Officer of Prophet. Prophet is a brand and marketing company that specializes in helping companies stay relevant. [Tweet ""Relevance is the ultimate competitive advantage." #Leadership"] Davis said a...

The Lure of a Glowing Screen

The Lure of a Glowing Screen

When is the last time you went somewhere without your technology? It happened to me on Sunday – sort of. I sat down in church and realized I had left my phone in my vehicle. Sheer terror washed over me. Did I have time to run get it before the first song? Was it...

Don’t Just Face Your Fear; Attack It!

Don’t Just Face Your Fear; Attack It!

When asked what he was afraid of, Thomas Edison once replied, "I am afraid of the dark." So what did he do? He invented the light bulb. For me the phobia was, and still is, different. Heights. Years ago, I had the opportunity to "go Edison" and attack my fear. It was...

4 Ways to Help You Effectively Lead Your Team

4 Ways to Help You Effectively Lead Your Team

A few weeks ago I was speaking at an event and was asked the following question from one of the attenders. “As a supervisor, how do I gain more authority when many us are the same age and have relationships outside of work.” What a great question! We can all relate to...

Do You Have a Hiring Problem?

Do You Have a Hiring Problem?

Training can't fix what hiring (management) doesn't catch. Are there people in your organization who are causing you frustration? Your problem might be more about on-boarding than it is training. Do you have a system to find the right people? A great hiring system has...

Motivational Minute: Great Teams Lean In

Motivational Minute: Great Teams Lean In

Are you excited? If you are a baseball fan I'm guessing you are. Why? Move over Valentine's, because today and tomorrow are the days pitchers and catchers report to spring training -- at least the ones I care about do. Can you say, Raise the Jolly Roger! In today's...

5 Reasons You Need a Teammate

5 Reasons You Need a Teammate

How are you doing? I mean, really, how are you doing? Does someone know your current reality? I hope so. The truth is, whether you feel the need for speed or not, you need a wingman. Top Gun anyone? Thankfully, I have a few people I can really depend on, which is good...

Weekly Podcast: Growing a Leadership Team

Weekly Podcast: Growing a Leadership Team

This week's Leadership Podcast is about growing a leadership team. If you are compelled to achieve something great you are going to need help. Start by growing your inner circle. Click HERE to listen to this weeks podcast on Soundcloud, or you can now subscribe on...

Change Trumps Mediocrity

Change Trumps Mediocrity

It seems impossible, but in 2007 Nokia owned 41% of the cellular market. Did you have one? A lot can change in ten years, but declines usually begin with a moment. Ever heard the saying, pride comes before a fall? 2007 was the year Apple released the iPhone. The story...

Goals are Achieved one Step at a Time

Goals are Achieved one Step at a Time

Today is the last day of the month. Are you making progress toward your number one goal for the year? If your first thought is, "What goal?," you might be in trouble. February starts tomorrow. Do you need to reset? What would you attempt if you knew you couldn't fail?...

See the Destination and Take People There

See the Destination and Take People There

Speed is great when coupled with direction. Unfortunately, too many leaders fail to give direction while simultaneously pushing their team to go faster. When direction is lacking, speed creates distance between a team and its mission. In this week's motivational...

Teams that Last Aren’t Built Fast

Teams that Last Aren’t Built Fast

If I have learned anything working with high performance teams it's this ..."Teams that last aren't built fast." Building a great team is a journey. There are times along the way when we make great progress and other times when we become stuck. In this week's ballpark...

Have You Been Asking the Wrong Person?

Have You Been Asking the Wrong Person?

Last night I had a great conversation with a leader who shared with me an important principle for those seeking permission. He said, don't let someone tell you "no" who doesn't have the power to tell you "yes." It was so powerful I made him say it twice. [Tweet "Don't...

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The Secret Of Teams Video Series

 

Are you looking to take your team to the next level? In this 15 part video series you will learn the 10 best practices of high performance teams and position YOUR team for championship results ...Learn More