Communication Is All About Structure

Structure… is critical for clear and persuasive communication. If you have ever watched a house being built, you already know the power of a framework. Building the foundation seems to take the longest, but nothing could be more vital. A crack in a foundation means a crack in the structure. The next phase in building […]

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Conquering Distractions

May Be Difficult… because the distractions in our life prevent focus when we need it. Often we can remove the distraction by simply turning it off – like your phone, computer, tablet or TV. Fear is the likely reason you don’t remove it – fear of being out of touch, fear of being uninformed, fear […]

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Leaders Persevere to the Finish (V1 Course 12 Overview)

Optimism…is often very helpful. A smile or laugh is contagious. Unfortunately, so is pessimism. While positive thinking can provide some good benefits, it is not the answer. Non-negative thinking is the better approach. It is about being clear minded about resources, obstacles and opportunities, not trying to  “positive think” them away, but not letting those […]

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Leaders Catalyze Change (V1 Course 11 Overview)

Being A Catalytic Leader…reinforces the critical element for leaders about having values and standing on them. Leading change efforts requires discipline, focus and not becoming  like the people or situation that needs changing. Change tests the character of a leader and whether they are really leading. It’s easy to bow to pressure if you do […]

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Leaders Strive for Continuous Improvement (V1 Course 10 Overview)

Leaders Think Strategically…provides the 5 key elements needed that help changes made today generate desired results tomorrow – Think Systemically, Ask “What If?”, Analyze and Synthesize, Focus / Prioritize, and Adapt. Leaders Recover from Mistakes…promotes vulnerability as strength not weakness. Leaders who find ways to prevent or minimize the 10 Flaws and 18 Common Mistakes […]

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Leaders Facilitate Team Results (Course 9 Overview)

Facilitation…is a skill that allows leaders to use listening and questions regularly. It works because it focuses on Process not Content. Leaders that facilitate encourage a structure where the team is providing the solutions, because the leader is facilitating their involvement with each other as well as developing consensus when needed. Facilitating Meetings…is the easiest […]

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