I spent a lot of my military career with elite teams and Ranger units. Those men are the best of the best. They have the highest standards, they drive themselves at 110%, they go bigger, further, and better. For any elite psychology, be it in the military, be it the para-jumpers, the elite firefighters that […]
Do you believe there are “natural born” leaders out there? Some people believe leadership is innate for certain people, that leaders are just born that way. They believe the best leader is already among us, and they were born that way. Here is the common evidence they will point to that supports this belief: You […]
When looking at how to influence your children, or anyone in your life, you first have to understand your own “programming.” Because children are unconsciously programmed by their parents, they will be most impacted by how you think and act. Who you are, is the most important and impactful way that you can influence your […]
IQ and EQ leadership is one of the fortes and great strengths of The Inevitable You® coaching system because it does a great job of balancing and honoring both the IQ rational, linear process and EQ emotional, intuitive side. That’s my West Point engineering and military background mixed with the social work and more compassionate, […]
When does leadership go wrong? How do we troubleshoot this process? Always run an internal self-check first: bold and courageous leaders will troubleshoot differently than above average leaders. You’ve got to ponder which version of you is doing the troubleshooting. Then, today’s content addresses the underlying nature of your motivation, another “axis” to […]
[feature_box style=”17″ title=”There%20are%202%20tools%20in%20this%20article%3A” alignment=”center”] “the B+ teammate” “reframing” driving forces for your business & life [/feature_box] Let’s say on a day in/day out, week in/week out momentum, you have a B or maybe even a B+ teammate for their performance: the reports they turn in, on the PowerPoints that they build, or anything that’s […]
90% of life is generally routine, it’s average, you’re going from point to point to point, doing emails, cleaning your inbox, returning some phone calls, thinking about your grocery list, planning the weekends, doing the things you have to do. Most of life is in your control… But there’s this 10% of life… […]
The first challenge that most leaders have is that they do not “own” everything. They are busy saying, “There are variables that are not in my control. I don’t own variables. I may influence them, I don’t control them.” In the military, the West Point DNA that I have is this: you own ALL […]
How are you wired as a leader? What does that even mean? Some people will ask, “Isn’t leadership really innate? Isn’t the best leader among us? Aren’t they really born to be among us?” And they will give you evidence as to why some people are born to be leaders. You look at someone’s […]
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