Category: Leadership Development
Celebrating the Harvest: A Shift in Focus
Without a doubt, this has been one of the most bizarre years on record, at least in my lifetime. Between COVID-19, murder hornets, heightened racial tensions, polarized politics and more, this year has been challenging in many ways. As the year draws toward a close, our friends and colleagues in agriculture are reaping the harvest […]
Human Energy for High Performance
Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of working with a group of leaders on the subject of human energy for high performance. During this session, we explored what it takes to perform consistently with the highest levels of energy when it matters most, based on decades of research conducted with elite athletes and military […]
Communicating in Times of Change
By recognizing behavioral responses to change, understanding what people need and providing the appropriate leadership support, leaders can set their teams up for successful organizational change.
Leaving a Legacy
Leadership truly is about recognizing the current state of our world and making intentional choices to leave it a better place than we found it.
Harvesting the Fruits of Our Labor
Growing up in the small, Central Valley town of Lodi, Harvest represents to me a season of reaping what has been sown, seeing fruits manifest, enjoying outcomes, and of course, evaluating performance. You’ve done the planning, laid the groundwork, tilled the soil, planted seeds of opportunity, and waited… sometimes patiently. Now is the season when […]
Find Direction and Unlock Extraordinary Performance
Have you ever felt that there’s just not enough time in the day? Most often, when we run out of time for projects or pursuits, the reason is that we’ve spent a lot of time lost in ambiguity. If you had 5% more energy, how would you prefer to spend it? Research by Human Performance […]
10 Ways to Lead by Example
Good leaders must lead by example. Through their actions, which are aligned with what they say, they become a person others want to follow. When leaders say one thing but do another, they erode trust, a critical element of productive leadership. Here are 10 of the dozens of ways to lead by example. 1. Take […]