There will be a time when you will have the opportunity to move to a new company or to a new team. How will your team be in the hands of a different leader? If the answer is not “amazing,” than you still have some work to do. You should make it your goal to… Continue reading Make it easy for the next leader
To truly understand a process or a problem, you need to get down to the root cause. This is an important concept from Six Sigma and Business Process Improvement. Ask why at least five times to try and understand something to its deepest level. This method can lead to some interesting findings and some easily… Continue reading Why? Why? Why? Why? Why?
If you are taking the path to becoming a stronger leader, you already know that success takes teamwork. You will have all the different types of people around you every day. Some of them will require you to be the best you to build them up, others will build you up through their knowledge and… Continue reading Surround Yourself With Generous People
I have seen projects start where the left hand does not know what the right hand is doing. It is your duty to make sure everyone involved in a project is moving in the same direction. When embarking on a new project, it Is crucial to ensure everyone can see your end goal. If team… Continue reading Moving in the same direction
We all have the potential to be better. Unlocking this potential requires a combination of motivation and tools. If someone wants to unlock their potential, they already have the motivation, and they just need the tools to get there. As a leader, it is your job to ensure your team has those tools. I want… Continue reading Unlock Their Potential
From your experience and practice, you have a variety of tools that you use every day. For some of you, it is your financial acumen, for others, it is strategic thinking, and for others, it is skill with a physical tool i.e., extreme precision with a circular saw. These are just a few examples of… Continue reading Know Your Toolbox
How many of you are back in the office? I am and I am happy to be back in a space designed for work and I am happy to be back to my semi normal duties. I say semi normal because although my goals and value at work are still the same, the way of… Continue reading The big return
We are old dogs learning new tricks. We are in a constantly changing environment and we all need to adapt. If you have a desire to improve, change can be easy, but how do we manage those that are stuck in their ways? Our team needs to believe in the change. Look at the area… Continue reading The Why of Change
The word influencer has changed in recent years, and when the word influencer is thrown around, there is often a social media connotation. This blog is not about those people. Right now, I do not care about how many followers you have or how many likes your last tweet got. I care about how… Continue reading Influencers
Can you see your team’s future? Can they see their future? You must have a vision of your team, and they must know what that vision is. Elevating them to their current best is not enough for a great leader. Where do you want your team to be in a week, month, quarter, year,… Continue reading Sharing Your Strategy
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