Category Archives: Goal Setting

Fail Your Way to Success – 4 Tips for Going from Zero to Hero

Fifty years ago this week, Jim Ryun failed his way to success when he became the first high school track athlete to run a sub-4 minute mile. Ryun decided to try running only after being cut by a church baseball … Continue reading

Posted in Career Growth, Fear, Goal Setting, Learning, Motivation, Purpose, Sports, Success | 9 Comments

“Get Lost in the Game” – 6 Ways to Perform Your Best

“I told him to get lost in the game.” That was Kentucky coach John Calipari’s advice to one of his star players, Julius Randle, during half-time of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship game this past Monday night. Coming into the … Continue reading

Posted in Ability, Engagement, Goal Setting, Learning, Morale, Motivation, Purpose, Responsibility, Sports, Success | 1 Comment

3 Types of People, Projects, and Tasks Every Leader Needs to Eliminate

At this very moment, you have people, projects, or tasks you need to eliminate from your life. Maybe you’ve been dealing with a troubling employee situation for months, or even years, and despite your best efforts you don’t see any … Continue reading

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Are You Leading or Wandering? 3 Tips to Keep Your Leadership on Course

“It’s too overwhelming to look up the mountain and see how far we have to go” my wife said, as we were enjoying a Valentine’s Day hike this past Friday. “I’m just going to focus on the next step in … Continue reading

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Santa Reveals His 5 Secrets To Effective Delegation

Santa is a leader with world-class delegation skills. How else can you explain one jolly man being able to run a global enterprise from the remote reaches of the North Pole, produce billions of toys with just a small workforce … Continue reading

Posted in Communication, Delegation, Goal Setting, Leadership, Management, Performance Management, Santa Claus, Trust | 9 Comments