Category: Personal growth

Get Out Of Your Own Way

Get Out Of Your Own Way

This one is short and sweet. I’ve had a few conversations lately with smart people about confidence (or lack thereof). …

How Can I Help You?

How Can I Help You?

On July 2 we hit the halfway point of 2018 – where did that time go?! In some ways it…

New To Your Role? Here’s How To Make Your Big Idea Stick

New To Your Role? Here’s How To Make Your Big Idea Stick

Entering into a first time leadership position can be a challenging time. It’s important to have something to double down…

Are You A New Leader And Not A People Person? Read This

Are You A New Leader And Not A People Person?  Read This

Over the weekend I spoke to a friend who recently accepted an individual contributor role in the healthcare industry.  He’s…

Addicted To Your Phone? Here’s An Easy Way To Cut Back

Addicted To Your Phone?  Here’s An Easy Way To Cut Back

I have a question for you – how much time do you spend each day using your phone (email, text,…

Managing A Team You Were Once Part Of? Here’s What To Do

Managing A Team You Were Once Part Of?  Here’s What To Do

Becoming manager of the team you were once part of can be tricky business. In today’s article I’ll share three…

Calling All Leaders! When Pen And Paper Makes More Sense

Calling All Leaders!  When Pen And Paper Makes More Sense

In last week’s article I highlighted the importance of meeting with your employees individually once per week (Mark Horstman’s excellent…

Three Simple Ways to Make Your Employees Your Top Priority

Three Simple Ways to Make Your Employees Your Top Priority

As a new leader your world is often swirling with emails, texts, phone calls, requests, deadlines…you have a lot going…

ATD 2018: Four Leadership Lessons From Obama

ATD 2018:  Four Leadership Lessons From Obama

Hello from San Diego! This week I am attending the ATD 2018 conference, which is the annual gathering for anyone…

Stop Worrying About Things That Never Actually Happen

Stop Worrying About Things That Never Actually Happen

As a new leader, aspiring leader, or simply as a human being we are all prone to worry.  Some of us…