THE CHAMPIONSHIP MINDSET – FROM A LOSS TO A WIN

I still remember the feeling of that day. I was 16 years of age, playing a very important game, and ended up winning that basketball game on the buzzer-beater. To celebrate that important game and the winning, my father surprised my cousin Dave Walls and me to enjoy a chicken...

6 WAYS TO REMAIN MOTIVATED AFTER A FAILURE

Being motivated after failure is probably one of the most challenging things to do in life. The feeling of failing at something most likely means that you are a failure at everything. As humans, we often see failure as a negative reflection of our ability, and this can make it especially...

HOW TO SPOT INEFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP

Ineffective leadership can come in various shapes and sizes, and just because someone is in a leadership position does not necessarily mean they should be there. The leadership role requires that leaders think strategically, relationally, and creatively to build high-performing teams and cultures. Of course, all those skills do not...

LEARN HOW TO MAKE BETTER DECISIONS – LEADERSHIP SKILLS

What first characteristic comes to mind when you think about a great leader? Decisiveness! Decision-making is an action that a leader takes every day in the business, but there are more challenging decisions to be made in the face of a problem. By making conscious choices, leaders are able to reflect on their...

5 THINGS SUCCESSFUL LEADERS DO DIFFERENTLY

Becoming a successful leader is something that many wish, but not everyone will be able to accomplish. Why? Because influential leaders have not only the skills but also think differently and act differently. Look at some of the most successful organizations you can think of. What do you notice about...

Leadership vs. Management: What is the Difference?

The words “manager” and “leader” are commonly used in the business world and easily mistaken in their actual definitions. Managers may not be good leaders, the same as leaders could not be effective managers. Successful professionals can carry an array of skills that will develop in their leadership roles. Leadership...

Marginal Gain: How to Improve your Business Performance, 1% at a time

Marginal Gain is the process of seeking the 1% improvements that aggregate to significant and sustainable performance over time. In other words, these small incremental improvements in any process amount to a significant improvement when they are all added together. The theory of marginal gains was created by Sir Dave...

Your Mind Is Stronger Than You Think

Let me start asking you a question: How many times have you thought about doing something and did not even start simply because you thought you could not do it or not complete it? Like you, many people feel the same. Unfortunately, many people tend to underestimate the power of...