Father’s Day always provides a great opportunity to reflect on the kind of Father you had growing up and what you learned from him. In thinking about my Dad this weekend many lessons came to mind. Continue reading »
I just came back from a trip to Costa Rica. While enjoying nature there, I gathered many lessons that can apply to leadership. Today I want to share what I learned from the commonly called Blue-Jean frog, which is one of the most conspicuous of the Costa Rican frogs. Continue reading »
What do videogame designers know that leaders should know? That progress is a great human motivator! Most successful videogames have progress indicators and achievement markers. Videogame designers know how to create a sense of progress within all stages of the game. That’s what hooks the player into the game!
Effective leaders need to do the same for their subordinates. Continue reading »
Many things happen in the workday of an organization. Leaders have the power to affect progress and nourish employee’s motivation and engagement. After all, employee engagement is what drives the bottom line. How can you make a difference in the performance of the people that report to you?
The answer is so common place and simple that only 5 % of leaders recognize it. Continue reading »
Every leader — even the big names — started somewhere. Tales from that first job are some times swapped in cubicles, bars and conventions across the world. Whether good or bad, these stories help to connect with people. Continue reading »