BE A BETTER LEADER

10 Things Parents and Leaders Must Let Go Of To Move Forward

Last Sunday was Mother’s Day and it got me thinking that much of motherhood (and fatherhood) is about managing transitions … moving gracefully from one stage in life to the other. With our son Adam preparing to graduate and go off to university in the fall, his Dad and I are facing a transition that…

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Find Out If You’re A Person of Character

Character is one of those all-time fluffier business words: we all know it’s important, and we all have an idea what it looks like. But the idea varies by person and the importance declines because there’s not always a good way to measure it. Or is there? This is a problem we’ve generally had with…

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Counteract Leadership Loneliness With Community Building

Leadership can be lonely. But it doesn’t have to be. That’s why I’m excited to announce a new community for high-impact, thriving leaders. To understand a little about why I wanted to create this community, think about a typical day at work. For many — individuals and teams — it’s often high on stress and…

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5 Ways to Stand Out As A Leader

Each situation at work is different inherently, but … why is it that some leaders seem to have influence and persuade others virtually regardless of context, and some struggle to do the same no matter who they’re talking to? Those who can influence have got leadership presence or what I call the X Factor. Consider…

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Are You A High-Impact, Thriving Leader?

With all the books, speeches, webinars, trainings, and more, leadership is a $44B industry globally. That might imply some degree of complexity, but instead, I believe the definition of leadership is maddeningly simple: it’s a combination of leading oneself and leading others. How do you drive yourself to take action, but also drive others? If…

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Why Habits Are The Building Blocks Of Powerful Leadership

Last week, I shared a leadership assessment. In case you missed it, you can take it Here. What did the assessment show you? Do you need to make some changes to grow your leadership impact? It’s nearly impossible to do that without considering habits. Consider this: an average human being has 60,000 thoughts in a…

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