Pull the plug

Pull the plug

Ever have a project you’ve invested time, money, sweat and heart in, only to realize (often well after you should) that it’s not going to reap the right results? It can be difficult to pull the plug on a venture that once was full of potential and...
Make fear your friend

Make fear your friend

Economic uncertainty. Health concerns. Isolation. There are plenty of things to fear in the midst of a pandemic. How can fear hurt your leadership? Can fear be transformed into an amplifier for good? In our latest book, “What Great Teams Do Great: How Ordinary...
You need to let go

You need to let go

If you’re human, you’ve probably experienced the pain of letting go. It can be difficult to step away from something that you think you really want, even if isn’t serving you well. That toxic-but-exciting relationship. The ever-present cell phone....
What if you’re wrong…or right?

What if you’re wrong…or right?

You have the most amazing idea, and you’re sure it’s going to revolutionize the organization. But when you present it to the team, people are not enthused. What do you do now? First, and foremost, recognize that you might be wrong.¬†As Kathryn Schulz (a...
What is stopping you?

What is stopping you?

In an effort to be the best performer and leader, we often expend a lot of time and energy seeking the next great idea. However, sometimes it’s better to put down that business book and act on what you already know. You know what you need to do. Why don’t...