The One Type of Win That Matters The Most

Mindset, Winning, Faithfulness, Work, Success, Failure

Without any words whatsoever he caught my attention. The emotion-packed pause in his post-match interview said enough to make me look up from my laptop.  I had not been watching the tournament.  The TV was on merely to catch the news that followed. But quite unexpectedly I was drawn into the emotion of one man’s […]

5 Toxic Effects of Gossip About Former Employees

And a few healthier alternatives for team building

team building, business building, leadership development, management development, culture, toxic culture

The meeting was going well until a name was dropped.  The ensuing chuckles and eye rolls suggested some kind of infamy or company lore. The only comment made was less than flattering.  And then the conversation continued as if nothing happened at all. But in reality something very septic just happened.  Something that often goes […]

3 Leadership Skills Only Learned the Hard Way

leadership, professional development, business coaching, executive coaching, life coaching, failure

Some lessons and skills can only be learned the hard way. Making sure the projector bulbs work before that big presentation is one. Withholding your wardrobe opinions with your wife is another. Making sure you bring your phone charger on a trip another. There are also a few serious lessons that effective leaders must learn […]