Don’t Wait For Perfect

“Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.” – Ashleigh Brilliant No one in a leadership role ever says, “I really hope we can work hard to make this [...]



“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” – Zora Neale Hurston In normal times, those leaders who are able to maintain focus in spite of all the noise nearly always outperform [...]


How Are You Working Hard?

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act.  The rest is merely tenacity.” – Amelia Earhart One thing most leaders pride themselves on is their work ethic.  Leaders – most people, really – [...]


Leader = Listener

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” – Stephen R. Covey When people talk about the qualities of great leaders, they might often talk [...]


Think it Through, Plan it Out

“The nicest thing about not planning is that failure comes as a complete surprise rather than being preceded by a period of worry and depression.” – John Harvey-Jones With all the craziness that [...]


What Have You Learned This Year?

“In a dark time, the eye begins to see.” – Cavett Robert Very few people would classify the year 2020 as “good”. Constant chaos is a challenge, and lot of our chaos this year has been the result [...]


Who Are You Listening To?

“People often claim to hunger for truth, but seldom like the taste when it’s served up.” – George R. R. Martin Last week in this space I mentioned all the noise that comes our direction and how [...]


You Get to Decide

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall I got into my vehicle the other day, and when I turned the key the radio came on [...]


Do What Needs To Be Done

“Live with fewer things that have greater meaning.” – Dominique Browning One of the constant battles for leaders is how to spend our time doing things that really matter. We get pulled in so many [...]


Today is Someday

“Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.” – William B. Sprague I hear the phrase, “It’s just not the right time”, or some variation, a lot.  I hear it a lot [...]