The growth of people, happens first…

It's an age-old question - "What comes first - investing time to develop people or working hard to get the results you're looking for?" For many, leadership is first and foremost - to-do lists, action steps, project completion, and getting results - basic GTD stuff. For others, leadership strength is all about helping people grow and develop - with the expectation that talented leaders will actively build strength in others - and will sooner [...]

Be Strong.

Time is truly our most valuable resource. And how we invest it can change our world. And improve our health. So, after work we head over to the gym and jump on the treadmill or head home and go for a long walk. But are you also investing the time and effort needed to build your individual talents into performance strengths? If we define a talent as a natural way of thinking, feeling, [...]

Learning begins…

Somewhere around five years old, we learn an important life lesson. "Learning begins when we get on the bike and ride." Sure, we can transfer knowledge in a classroom. We can watch videos, discuss theory, and debate pros and cons - all in an effort to better understand the "how-to-do". But as a kid, we learned an important lesson - sooner or later, we've got to get on the bike and ride. Well, [...]

Exploring… success.

Ex·plo·ra·tion ekspləˈrāSH(ə)n/ noun 1. The action of traveling in or through an unfamiliar area in order to learn about it. I love the word - exploration, it's definition and all it represents... First, one has to take take action. Second, there is the requirement of traveling in or through an unfamiliar area. Third, there is a predetermined objective; I'm doing this in an effort "to learn about it." Hmm, is success really that [...]