Category: Blog

New Year = New Opportunity

As my friend Doug Burton consistently says, “here we go.”  Here we go into a brand-new year and I have heard so many say they cannot wait to move away from 2020.  Are we moving away from 2020 because we did not like what happened within the past year, or are we moving away from

Do the Little Things Well

December 8, 2020 One of the coaching axioms I have used for years to initiate optimum human performance was “do the little things well.”  I have spoken this to teams, groups, families, and individuals for decades. What do I mean by “do the little things well?” Simply spoken—focus on doing the simple disciplines of life

Why Effective Leaders are Priceless

Why is more important than who, where, what or how.   As I write today, I want to focus on “why” effective leaders are essential in every unit, team and organization.   I want to focus on several elements of leadership—all of which make a given leader so valuable.   Our culture today uses the word “leader” a


Amid 2020, complete with Covid-19, worldwide chaos, and an election year—how does one remain “calm” during the “storm?” You or I can easily interpret much of this year as challenging, stressful and tension-filled moments.  Wherever we turn, we can be filled with and surrounded by these feelings. Let me give you five coaching points when

The Power of Encouragement

As I write this morning, I am doing so with you in mind.  What can I provide for you to lighten your load, lift your wings, and put wind in your sails?  I hope this blesses you, my friends. Let me begin with some questions to get you engaged today.  Has anyone encouraged you too