What do I mean by “gracious leadership”?
Great leaders remember the good things their employees do. They try to forget the things that are not in their employee’s character or are not typical for them. [Read more…]
Do you want your team to develop leaders?
Being a leader is all about accomplishing things through other people. To be a successful leader, you have to establish a clear vision of what needs to be accomplished and then bring other people in the organization alongside to make that vision a reality. [Read more…]
Last night I was thinking about 3 ways in which goals and accountability helped me just yesterday and how this applies to business goals.
Yesterday morning, after having traveled for several days, I did something that I typically do very consistently: I weighed myself. And I found that because it had been several days since I last weighed myself, I had slipped up a little bit in regard to my weight. Just knowing that immediately resulted in a change of mindset for me concerning my caloric intake.[Read more…]
Every December, we get the privilege of looking back over the past 12 months–reflecting on the past—-and the opportunity to look forward to the next 12 months—-planning for the future. I think that the natural course of things is intentional. In order to be balanced, wise people, we need time to pause and take stock.
As I think back on 2018, I would say that it’s been a transitional year for my wife and me. On the business front, 2018 has been a prosperous year, and we are grateful for that. On a personal level, I lost both my father-in-law (in March) and my father (in November). They were two great men who shaped my life and my family so much. In August, we gained a beautiful granddaughter. So 2018 has definitely been a year full of transitions and shifts for our family, as well as for Broad Insights as a company.[Read more…]
Coaching works. That’s the secret of the performance elite–people performing at the top of their game, whatever that game is. The world’s top performers, from athletes to entrepreneurs to executives, all have coaches. For them, the benefits of coaching are obvious.
But will coaching work for you? Is it worth the time, effort, and expense? [Read more…]