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The 4 Action Steps Required to Lead With Courage

The 4 Action Steps Required to Lead With Courage

Judy House was the best boss I ever reported too.  She used to say to me, “Mike, the higher you move in an organization the less freedom you have.”...
How to overcome the worst thing that has ever happened to you.

How to overcome the worst thing that has ever happened to you.

2014 was (to put it mildly) a very difficult year for me. Then, in January 2015, I got a call sharing some bad news. It struck me how relieved I wa...
6 Ways to Overcome the Trap of ‘Blame Game' Leadership

6 Ways to Overcome the Trap of ‘Blame Game' Leadership

When you arrive at the office each morning, you find yourself in a blame-free zone. Your team attacks projects proactively and with confidence. Whe...
How to Influence Others And Get What You Want

How to Influence Others And Get What You Want

One of the most asked questions I get is, “How do I get my (employees, kids, spouse, partner etc) to be more motivated, more focused, more driven, ...
How to successfully make difficult decisions?

How to successfully make difficult decisions?

How often have you been in a situation faced with angry people and you are forced to make difficult decisions? I'd like to share a story about me a...
7 Courageous Questions to Ask To Be An Effective Leader

7 Courageous Questions to Ask To Be An Effective Leader

To be an effective leader, the best thing you can do for your followers is to not allow them to settle. You want your followers to own the facts th...
Leading with Heart -  How to be True to Your Values

Leading with Heart - How to be True to Your Values

Great leadership doesn’t require lofty positions. Leadership is the degree to which you are willing to influence those around you. The key to great...