High performance is about honoring others. Contestants often say, “I’m doing this for my mom.” Connection drives excellence.
Consistency, competence, clarity, commitment-keeping, and connection. Connection is a multiplier. Show up to connect.
Curiosity takes you further than knowledge. The bottleneck in the room is the leader who has all the answers when there are competent peop..
Everything good in leadership begins with humility.
You may not mean to intimidate others but you probably do.
Happy leaders are judged to be 132% more effective than negative leaders.
Open time on your calendar is your most precious resource.
You tried to deal with the issue when it was small but there’s no improvement. Now it’s time for a tough conversation.
The most neglected work of leadership is listening. The reason? It’s hard work. If leadership is about others, listening is about leadersh..
Coddling is degrading because it tells people they’re incompetent. Pampering devalues strength. Over-protection is rejection.