Leaders Know Credibility is Driven by Behavior

For context, let’s review Covey’s Five Waves of Trust.1. Self trust2. Relationship trust3. Organizational trust4. Market trust5. Societal trust This post goes further in depth on the importance of the first wave. The first wave of trust: Self Trust Self … Read more

The Gratitude Attitude

While it may be cliché to write a blog post about gratitude the week of Thanksgiving, it’s also a good reminder as we move into the holiday season. For many, November and December bring additional stress, frustration, and hardship. The … Read more

Leaders Are Planned, Not Scripted

I get into trouble sometimes. As a presenter, I see this comment once in a while on evaluations: “He didn’t follow the handout.” My response to patterns of critical comments on evaluations is to generally take them to heart and … Read more

One Change I’ve Made with Equity and Inclusion in Mind

I used to have a slide in my leadership presentations which read: The clear path to greatness: Deliver (both what’s expected of you, and what you’ve promised) Be your own source of accountability I even wrote a blog post about … Read more

Leaders Clarify Risk Opportunities

We talk a lot about creating environments where innovation and creative problem-solving can happen. This involves risk. We’re supposed to never punish mistakes; instead, we are to learn from them. However, this can be idealistic. There are times when the … Read more

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