Rate leaders by their investments

I was recently on a flight and got caught up talking to a very nice lady from Minnesota. We were discussing how she would like to create more impact on her organization but didn’t seem to know how to judge which leaders were really impactful and who to emulate. “Whom should

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50 Top Leadership Quotes

[bctt tweet=”50 top #leadership quotes to inspire you today”] Today’s post is a quick one. I found myself putting this together for a workshop and thought I should share my top 50 leadership quotes with you. I always find this list is a good gut check and motivator for me as

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Are you ready for leadership?

I remember one of my favorite conversations with one of my high potentials who was looking forward to and wondering about the next phase of his career. He had a passion for helping others, growing our company and improving processes and systems. He had also excelled in his work as

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Drop your expectations. Define desired outcomes instead.

Expectations-based performance reviews are outdated. Organizations are full of hard-working, decent people doing good work. Many leadership teams, however, are regularly disappointed when their teams don’t meet expectations. When it comes to their employees, employers talk a lot about “expectations” – even performance reviews center around whether employees have not met, met

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