Own It! Share It!

Own It! Share It!

“I did a bad job.”This is how Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens described his performance after the Celtics were eliminated by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round of the 2019 NBA playoffs.When was the last time you heard a prominent business or political leader make this claim? Leaders may acknowledge that there are problems and challenges for their organization. It is rare to hear someone own the failure of their performance like Stevens.

How To Be A Person Of Impact

How To Be A Person Of Impact

To be a person of impact first requires the desire to be a person who lives a particular kind of life. A life where a difference is being made that matters beyond just what people think of you. It is not about being impressive or becoming a celebrity. It is about the change that is created through how one speaks, thinks, acts and relates to people.

The Choice: Influence or Impact

The Choice: Influence or Impact

A colleague once told me that influence was THE essential measure of leadership. I disagreed with him. My reasons have less to do with what leadership is, and more to do with the context where leadership takes place. My perspective is based upon what I learned over...
Transition Point #8: Your relationships are unhealthy.

Transition Point #8: Your relationships are unhealthy.

When we experience unhealthy relationships, we are faced with a transition point that we should not ignore. Just like the health of our bodies needs care, so too does the health of our organizations and communities. When our bodies become unhealthy, we take steps to restore our health. It may require simply relieving stress, and providing better nourishment and rest. Or, our body to be healthy may require surgery to remove, repair or replace a joint or organ that is essential to our health.