Choose Your Guides Carefully

I’ve had some amazing guides over the years. In Tanzania, my guide was named Teacher; in Botswana, Rutzi saved my life – more than once. And, in Nepal our guide helped us make it to Everest Base Camp and back safely. However, guides are not reserved to adventure settings.  »  Read More

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What’s Big in Your World?

I just completed the manuscript for my next book. I literally sent it to the publisher ten minutes ago. If you return to this site on a semi-frequent basis, you’ll hear more about it in the weeks to come. I love marking something big off my list. How about you?  »  Read More

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Don’t Just Survive… Thrive!

Do you know a leader whose career is stalled? Maybe you know someone who seems to have tremendous untapped potential, but he or she is having trouble realizing this potential. Have you ever met a leader who struggles to get traction? Perhaps one of these descriptions fits you.  »  Read More

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Focus on What You Control

I’m re-reading Henry Cloud’s book, Boundaries for Leaders, which I highly recommend. I just finished a chapter entitled Control and Results. It was so well written, I want to share a short version of Henry’s challenge.  »  Read More

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Today’s Challenge: Growing Your Own Leaders

Growing organizations have many things in common. One of them – they are always in need of more leaders. If not to meet the demands of today, their quest is to ensure they’ll have adequate leadership for their expanding future. Today’s Challenge: How do you spot emerging leaders?  »  Read More

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Are You Paying Attention?

I was in a meeting this week when my leader challenged all of us to pay attention. He reminded us of the importance of what he called “Situational Awareness.” Have you heard that term before? Before we dig in to explore this critical leadership issue, let’s think about what it actually means.  »  Read More

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