Be a Leader Who Can Soar Beyond the Score!

It’s good to be back again writing these columns!  2017 proved to be quite a year; I prioritized mid-way through that these posts were discretionary, so I took a break from them.    The world kept spinning on its axis, (and I spun on my own).   I missed the process of distilling relevant ideas for leaders […]

Do You Draw the Target Before You Shoot? Do You Create Clarity?

I’m working with a number of my clients on creating clarity.  Why?  Because clarity is the first step towards alignment, and alignment is critical to leadership success. In Leading Blog, Mark Miller writes:  “I saw a cartoon years ago in which Charlie Brown shot an arrow at a fence and then proceeded to draw a […]

How Do You Manage in the Gray?

This week’s Step Up Leader Tips borrows from Leading Blog.  We outline an approach to a common leadership conundrum:  How To Manage in the Gray? Leadership today requires more than ever before.  Leaders need to make decisions based on facts, and to discern the difference between opinion and fact.  They need to analyze what is […]

Is Your Leadership In The Right Gear? Part 2

Last week, Step Up Leader Tip borrowed a Leading Blog post on a topic that is fundamental to effective leadership and living:  presence.  How many times do we notice that we are physically here but our mind is somewhere else?   This is a symptom of the inability to be present, without which connection with […]

Are You a Full Power Leader?

I am intrigued by a new book, “Power Score“, by Geoff Smart, Randy Street and Alan Foster that was recently reviewed on Leading Blog here Are You Running at Full Power?. It explores the key factors that determine performance. Based upon research with other 15,000 careers and 9 million data points, in every major industry, […]