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Leadership LibraryI have written more than 300 articles about Leadership, about 1/3 of which have been published by the SF affiliate of the New York Times. You can focus here on specific issues including Communication, Compensation, Governance, Entrepreneurship, Performance, Planning, and Recruiting

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Are you spending enough time evaluating your team?

At your peril, you can ignore this cornerstone of your business … but it will ALWAYS come back to TEAM.

There is NO substitute for a Great Team … whether it’s the leadership team at the top of the food chain or a small team you’re managing inside of a particular functional group.

Invest a little time … TODAY … to consider the strengths and weaknesses of your team by asking THESE 3 QUESTIONS:

  • What can you do … SPECIFICALLY … to coach each of your teammates to superior performance? 
  • Are there changes to your team’s structure or personnel that would make it stronger? Be VERY OBJECTIVE about this.
  • Are you willing to make the tough decisions to get there?

Making your team as strong as possible will create a powerful and positive difference to your performance this year.

Feel free to reach out to me directly. We can think about it together so you AND your team can knock the ball out of and park in 2019.

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2019 is YOUR YEAR to THRIVE!

Happy New Year, my friends.

L et’s see what we can accomplish together in 2019!

Welcome to 2019!

Be yourself. Everyone else is taken. ~ Oscar Wilde

The New Year is always a great time for renewal and for a fresh start … but don’t let yourself get bogged down by a bunch of new resolutions that you most likely will never keep.

In fact, just embrace Oscar Wilde’s simple mantra for 2019.

Here are some Powerful Goals for 2019

Continue reading to kickstart your 2016 …

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Rudolph is an Entrepreneur | He made it … and so Can You!

If you woke up yesterday morning with sugar plums dancing in your head, most likely Santa made it down the chimney … and you found Rudolph stretched out on the ottoman with a cup of egg nog in hand.

T here’s a powerful lesson in here for you.

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“Seriously?” my wife said.

“You’re really singing Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer while you’re getting dressed this morning?”

I’m afraid so.

Honestly, I have no idea how that song got into my head on Christmas morning.

Maybe because Rudolph … along with Santa and Frosty … are the most iconic images of a secular Christmas?

Why is Christmas like a day at the office? Because you do all the work, and the fat guy in the suit gets all the credit.

Maybe because Santa brought me some cool loot?

Maybe all that … but for just a moment, I stopped to consider the words … mostly to figure out how to convince my wife I hadn’t lost it … yet.

When I did, it dawned on me that there’s a very timeless message in this simple tune that applies to all of us entrepreneurs … and everyone else trying to find their way in this world.

Keep reading to get the full Rudolph Message ….

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Monday Quote of the Week: Is it true? Nobody cares?

Over the holidays, I saw this t-shirt somewhere.

It may not be completely true … a few people will care … but what resonated for me is that … deep down … you kinda know that Nobody Cares if you’re not willing to Work Harder.

If nothing else, it’s a good working mantra. No whining. No complaining. Your challenges aren’t any more overwhelming than for others.

Get with the program.

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