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 [...]


Pass It On

“When you succeed, don’t forget the responsibility of making someone else succeed with you.” – Antonia Novello Almost without exception, the opportunities we have in our careers come because of [...]


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 [...]


Make Something Out of This

“Comfort makes you weaker. We need some variability, some stressors. Not too much, but just enough.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb One of the comments I’ve heard from a few leaders lately is that they [...]


Happy Labor Day!

“We cannot develop and implement visionary strategies for change in the long-term if we are exhausted and burned out in the short term…” – Michael Hyatt In our part of the [...]