Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Break Your Business

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Break Your Business

It was September 2020, one month after I suffered a broken ankle when I said to my physical therapist, “how am I ever going to curl again?” The location of the injury impeded my ability to flex my ankle to 180 degrees;...

Three Tips to Fail with Grace

Three Tips to Fail with Grace

My team and I were sweating as we walked into a large conference room. Though we’d rehearsed our talking points, nothing could settle the sick feeling in our gut that we had failed our largest customer. We sat down, we...

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Break Your Business

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Break Your Business

It was September 2020, one month after I suffered a broken ankle when I said to my physical therapist, “how am I ever going to curl again?” The location of the injury impeded my ability to flex my ankle to 180 degrees;...

3 Warning Signs You are a Transactional Leader

3 Warning Signs You are a Transactional Leader

How often have you seen a new senior leader drop in an organization, turn it around in 12-18 months and then they’re gone in less than 3 years?  What went wrong? The reason lies in what we ask of these leaders; we...

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Break Your Business

Why You Should Cancel Your Next Team Meeting

“It’s 4:00 o’clock, I’m exhausted from meetings and I didn’t get any of my projects done.” “We can’t cancel the meeting; this is our opportunity for us to align and know the status of the initiative” How often does...

Three Tips to Fail with Grace

The Biggest Mistake You’re Making in Employee Retention

If your employee retention program is focused on keeping individuals in the same position forever, you’re not planning on them being successful. One of the highlights of my career was being promoted to a Head of...

The Blindspot in Your Leadership Preventing Peace of Mind

The Blindspot in Your Leadership Preventing Peace of Mind

“I just need you to make it simple for us," said the senior leader of an organization I’ve recently started to help. They hired me to close a compliance gap, but as we dug into their situation, their rapidly...

3 Tips to Managing Hard Conversations with Your Team

3 Tips to Managing Hard Conversations with Your Team

My heart sank when I had to call an emergency meeting with my team and had to basically say "stop everything," because we had multiple crises to manage. I had fallen victim to what so many organizations do; ditch the...

3 TIP’s for the CEO to Elevate the Impact of Your Team

3 TIP’s for the CEO to Elevate the Impact of Your Team

I’m a Lean Practitioner, so let’s just get to the point… a CEO must strive for “Impact” and not achieving goals. I boil it down to this simple approach, but be ready for your world to be turned upside down. The CEO’s...