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Three More Areas Where Consistency Really Matters

Last week I blogged on what our inconsistencies really say about us. While our own perspective might just be that we’re a big flighty or crazy busy, our teammates...
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Performance Reviews Webinar – You’re Invited!

Impacting Leaders‘ next quarterly webinar is coming up soon, and we’re talking about one of my most favorite subjects: performance reviews! The webinar is “Putting the Fun Back into Performance...
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The Foundation is Built in the Weeds

Stay out of the weeds! It’s often regarded as sage advice for all mid- to upper level leaders, but the reality, especially for entrepreneurs, is that the foundation of...
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How to Coach the Undisciplined

In my career, I’ve been blessed to coach to a variety of personalities, strengths and work styles. I’ve learned that in most cases, there is no “right” and “wrong”...
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Learn to Live and Lead in the Present

Leaders must continually keep their eyes on the horizon and drive their business toward the future while still leading in the present. It’s a difficult balance, planning for tomorrow while...
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5 Common Characteristics of Successful Boardroom Meetings

There are few places riper for productive discussions, contentious debate, smart decisions as well as disastrous ones than around the boardroom table. In my experiences both as a participant...
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How We Punish Our Performers

The gentleman who sat in the aisle seat next to me on my flight back from Dallas to Atlanta last week was clearly unhappy. I assumed his frustration was...
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How to Avoid Crash Diet Leadership

I came across a great quote in one of my Leadership Promises daily devotionals from last week: “Everyone is looking for a quick fix, but what they really need...
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Who You Gonna Pick?

People get promoted. They leave for another job at another company. They make a lateral move for another job at the same company. They retire. And yet, when it’s inevitably...
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Who is Leaving? Who Are You Attracting?

The people that care the most leave first. This was a key point in Seth Godin’s recent blog post, “You are not the lowest common denominator,” which references the...
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