Category Archives: Success

Duke’s Coach K’s Secret to Leadership Success

In the spirit of March Madness and taking the Easter holiday off from writing a new post, enjoy this article originally written in November 2011. It’s about Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski and the role trust plays in his success as … Continue reading

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6 Steps to Leading Like a Badass

I’m a fan of the Dos Equis “The Most Interesting Man in the World” commercials. Some of my favorite sayings about The Most Interesting Man in the World include: His personality is so magnetic, he is unable to carry credit … Continue reading

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Stop Measuring Employee Performance and Start Evaluating This 1 Thing Instead

Your performance reviews are doing very little to impact the results of your organization. Although they are an annual ritual in most organizations, the traditional performance evaluation of whether an employee “meets” or “exceeds expectations” or “needs improvement” is missing … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Transform Failure Into Success

In yesterday’s Super Bowl, Seattle Seahawk quarterback Russell Wilson threw an interception at the end of the game when his team was on the verge of scoring the game winning touchdown. Earlier in the game, New England Patriots quarterback Tom … Continue reading

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Ditch the New Year’s Resolution and Do This One Thing Instead

Admit it, you’re in trouble with your New Year’s resolution, aren’t you? That’s okay, you’re not alone. Surveys show that just a few days into the new year, 22% of people have already broken their resolution, 11% have abandoned it altogether, … Continue reading

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