Earn Trust and Respect

How Leaders Earn Trust and Respect

In this video, I talk about how leaders can earn trust and respect from people around them.

A common misconception among leaders is that they view trust and respect as a goal. For instance one might say, “if only I had the trust and respect of my team, then things would be perfect!”

The fact of the matter is trust and respect is not an end state. It’s a daily grind that leaders must EARN each and every day.

Fencing-in or fencing-out?

Fencing in or fencing out

Farmers who expand their fence lines increase their potential! It is said that bankers preferred loaning money to farmers who were expanding their operations, rather than maintaining or downsizing them. Approving expansion loans was not the safest option for banks, however they learned that ambitious farmers had a view of Read more…

Become your best self

Becoming your Best Self

To reach the best version of ourselves requires 4 distinct actions: 1- Decision: To “cut-out” everything and everyone that doesn’t bring us closer to our goal. 2- Commitment: To resist the temptation to allow the “cut-outs” back into our day. 3- Discipline: Taking the uphill road that is less travelled. Read more…

Get A Grip On Your Leadership

Get a GRIP!

I’ve studied high performers in business and sport for a very long time. As a starting point or foundation for today’s principle, I’d like to suggest that no matter what your experience is in leadership, performance is driven by people. The following is an amazing people principle for you to Read more…