Friday check in: We’ll make this short because this week’s challenge was extremely simple. Did you power down during your phone calls? Did it make a difference? Believe it or not, people can hear whether or not someone is listening, even when they can’t see you. Don&
Monday Challenge This week’s challenge is particular, and it will be short but significant. The lack of this skill is becoming increasingly common in our society. Today’s challenge is based around phone calls. This might sound a little strange, but for those of you who con
Friday Check-in It’s Friday and maybe you forgot what this week’s challenge was. I’ll remind you that truly growing as a leader is dependent upon your daily efforts, not weekly reminders. For those who did remember, great job! Did you take that 60 seconds or more in
As I have mentioned many times, I work with incredible people who teach me constantly. I was in a meeting with a critical care unit last week that showed a YouTube segment that synthesized leadership thought in a superb way. After seeing it again this morning, in another unit meeting,
Monday Challenge Last week’s challenge of acknowledgment was part of an eleven-part series of the fundamentals of leadership. If you can be perfect in these principles, then you’re not human. If you can master them one day at a time, you’re becoming a leader. You mig
Friday Check-in Monday we talked about captains, winning teams and winning back-to-back seasons. So why the ‘captains’ analogy? Because your talent alone will never – I repeat never make you a leader. However, your ability to respect every single member on your team
Monday Challenge: The Captain’s Class A book was written a few years back called, “The Captain’s Class”. It researched thousands of sports teams who had back-to-back winning seasons. In this research a pattern was found, not in their star players, but in star captains. The
Friday Check-in At this point, I’d usually give you a little reminder of what the challenge was. However, if leadership is truly a goal you’re striving toward, these challenges, or the challenges and goals you make for yourself, should not be a once or twice a week event.
Monday challenge: The Garbage Man Week There are a few words that seem to be so used that they lose their meaning or at least their purpose. One of these words is respect. I might just have lost half of you right there. You heard the word even before you entered kindergarten. The word
The company, Amazon, has a dangerous button called, “put on my wish list”. No doubt research has been done to show that this makes buyers some percentage more likely to buy that item. Last week I asked you to look at your ‘list’ comparing yourself and that lead
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