Tag: leadership

Winning Well on CBS Baltimore with Gigi Barnett thumbnail

Today I’m delighted to share my Winning Well interview with Gigi Barnett on CBS Baltimore. Thanks for all you are doing to help spread the Winning Well word. Excited to see so many teams using it for their Spring Book groups. Would love to hear your insights and application. If you’re enjoying Winning Well, we would really appreciate your leaving an Amazon

When Working Hard Isn’t Working– A #WinningWell Video Interview with Dan Rockwell, Leadership Freak thumbnail

“It’s amazing how many times people are working…HARD..,, and when you ask them what they’re really trying to accomplish, they’re really not sure.” -Dan Rockwell, Leadership Freak, reflections on Winning Well While out on our Winning Well Tour, David and I had an opportunity to visit with Dan Rockwell, Leadership Freak, to hear his perspective on what it means to win well. This

How to Become a More Effective Manager #WinningWell thumbnail

As we’ve been traveling for our book tour and media interviews, David and I consistently get asked questions we imagine may be on your mind as well. So as we begin our official launch of Winning Well, we share with you why we believe this message is so vital for you and your organization. If you haven’t picked up a copy, you can get it on Amazon, in hardback or audio version. If you’re looking to

Frontline Festival March 2016: Fresh Insights for Leaders thumbnail

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival, in keeping with the seasonal turn toward spring, is all about fresh insights for leaders.  Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Our thanks as well to the Brainy Quote site for being a great source of quotations. Next month, we celebrate the launch of Winning Well, so

How to Not Screw Up Your Career– #WinningWell in Fast Company thumbnail

You’re working hard to build a good reputation as a manager. So you’re taking on new projects and delegating certain tasks to others. You think you’re getting the hang of it, but then you make a remark that seems to rub someone the wrong way—and you aren’t sure why. Being decisive and knowing how to say no are important leadership skills, but handled the wrong way, they can come off as excuses

How to Launch a Successful Project

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Have you ever been handed an “impossible” project, only to realize that the next step is to convince your team it’s completely doable? In this video, I share two manager’s responses to the identical task. The project was identical, their team’s response and level of engagement is worlds apart. I imagine both scenarios will feel scarily familiar. What can you do to encourage more from

Frontline Festival: Leaders Share about the Power of Gratitude thumbnail

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. Our November Festival is all about gratitude. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Next month, in celebration of the launch of the new Star Wars: the Force Awakens movie we’re going to give you two options. You’re welcome to submit your “best of” post of 2015. Or, if you

A Powerful and Cost Effective Way to Become a Stronger Manager thumbnail

There’s no question. The best way to get better at leading is by leading. Learn some skills, get out of your comfort zone,  try them out, get feedback, take it seriously, adjust, repeat. It’s the premise behind high-end executive development programs that include action learning projects and 360 feedback assessments. The trouble is, such programs are often reserved for high-potential talent at a

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