May 25, 2018
Stupid Meetings

The Cost Of Stupid Meetings

Do you hate meetings? How many times have you sat in a meeting knowing this all could have been handled in an email, phone call or […]
May 18, 2018
How to fix a bad company culture

3 Steps To Fix A Broken Culture

Our world is in a constant state of change and organizations are evolving to create exceptional cultures. Is yours? What Makes A Workplace Culture Exceptional? According […]
May 11, 2018
Leadership conflict

Stop Leadership Derailment In Its Tracks With 3 Brain-Based Tools

Often leaders assume that they are leading from excellence and that their team is engaged. The challenge with thinking that you are an awesome leader is […]
May 7, 2018
Leadership coaching

7 Signs Great Leaders Can’t Afford To Ignore

All great athletes have coaches, so do most world-class executives. You are a leader. Growth is your job. Coaching is the most effective way to see into your […]
April 29, 2018

You Can Craft Your Reality: Shift From Feeling Bad To Good In 4 Simple Steps

Why do we do what we do? Because it feels good? Nope. Because it feels best. It’s our best choice on our behavioral menu at the […]
April 21, 2018

Increase Employee Engagement By 300% With This Daily Practice

We all know that traditional performance management systems and practices have outlived their use. We also know that the #1 stressor for American workers per Andrew Faas’s work […]
April 7, 2018

5 Ways To Have More Fun At Work

How much fun are you having at work? Our brains need passion, play, and release at work. They’re essential to keeping us emotionally connected and engaged, to feel […]
March 27, 2018

Emotionally Resilient Leadership Starts With Embracing Energetic Weight: A Case Study

A CEO called me with a compelling challenge: a transfer of power had occurred in her family business, and as the new CEO she needed some […]
March 21, 2018

The Soulshake Of Stephen Hawking

“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” Stephen Hawking March 14th was Albert Einstein’s birthday, National Pi Day, and a day during Brain Awareness Week. March […]
February 27, 2018

3 Daily Actions That Guarantee Work-Life Balance For Leaders

What is your life experience when the work day is complete? Are you spending time doing things that you love or are you too drained to […]
February 16, 2018
Re-engage remote employees

Remote Employees Are Angry: 3 Keys To Re-Engage And Boost Performance

Are your remote team members thriving or suffering in silence? A recent article in Harvard Business Review, by Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield, discussed their study of […]
January 26, 2018

Why Leaders Need To Embrace Employee Motivation

  How do we consistently get team members who say ‘I love my job, I trust my leader and l’m ready to rock today!’? According to Gallup, […]
January 16, 2018

6 Brain-Based Leadership Game-Changers For 2018 [Infographics]

  The business environment has changed significantly in recent years, making it even clearer that relentless change is now the norm. Emotional agility is key to […]
December 20, 2017

Experiencing Growth? How To Swim Before Your Organization Is Sunk

Are you in the midst of a mergers and acquisitions adventure? Growth can be threatening, but it doesn’t have to be. My client had already acquired […]
December 6, 2017
Recapping accomplishments each year is a powerful way to align employees

Ensure A Great New Year With This Single Key Tool

Endings set up beginnings. Do you send out a recap email at year’s end? Do you show everyone a vision of what you’ll achieve together in […]
November 22, 2017

Great Leaders Have An Attitude Of Gratitude — Do You?

The combination of leadership and gratitude is extremely powerful. Gratitude helps you feel better and see the good things in life. When combined with a gratitude practice, […]
November 9, 2017

Why You Aren’t Getting The Respect You Deserve

Feeling unappreciated and disrespected? We’ve all been there. So how can you shift things in your organization so that you can start receiving the respect you deserve? […]
November 3, 2017

The #1 Tool Successful Leaders Use To Radically Shift Their Reality

As a leader, in what area of your life do you need to shift from being disempowered to being empowered? We form our own reality based […]
October 20, 2017

The Secret To Controlling Your Emotions — Before They Control You

We’ve all felt how draining fear-based emotions can be. Nothing saps our team’s life force more than panic, overreaction, and upset that is unfounded. Emotions Have Energy Thanks to David […]
October 3, 2017

Why Is Resistance A Necessity For Growth?

You may be familiar with the Chinese finger trap. It’s a toy that traps the victim’s fingers (often the index fingers) in both ends of a […]
September 22, 2017

Five Ways To Get Optimal Outcomes From Your Team

What makes a team optimal? Alignment, communication, collaboration, energy management, leverage, trust, and what else? Google did some comprehensive multi-year research on this topic. I’ll refer to […]
September 5, 2017

Derailed By Distractions? How To Get And Stay Focused Now

Where is your focus right now? How present are you? Do you have a little voice in your head listing all the things that you need […]
September 1, 2017

Challenges Retaining Talent? Here’s What They Are Really Trying To Tell You

Is there a correlation between the style in which someone quits and the organization itself? A study conducted by Anthony Klotz, Oregon State University College of Business and Mark […]
August 14, 2017

This Tool Works! Using Effective Sales Meetings to Create Massive Momentum

How’s your sales team performing? Are they generating the high-quality leads you need on a regular basis? If you want your sales team to be engaged and intrinsically motivated to […]
August 9, 2017

Don’t Be Blindsided By Change

Change blindness = when we miss a huge change because we were focused elsewhere. Have you experienced change blindness? Perhaps a key employee became disengaged and you could have […]
July 25, 2017

Three Keys To Effectively Managing Remote Workers [Infographic]

In a mere 3 years the mobile workforce is projected to comprise roughly three-quarters of U.S. employees. Is your organization ready? According to Gallup, remote working has been on […]
July 11, 2017

The Surprising Link Between Customer Experience And Employee Engagement

How would your customers describe their experience with your firm? Please take a moment and rate the Customer Experience (CX) that you believe you deliver: Better […]
June 27, 2017

Competitive Advantage: The Power of Embracing Neurodiversity

“Neurodiversity may be every bit as crucial for the human race as biodiversity is for life in general. Who can say what form of wiring will […]
June 14, 2017

3 Common Mistakes That May Be Killing Your Sales

We all want better sales results—so what’s the secret? It lies in the brain, and knowing how to guide our sales people out of their Critter […]
January 26, 2018

Why Leaders Need To Embrace Employee Motivation

  How do we consistently get team members who say ‘I love my job, I trust my leader and l’m ready to rock today!’? According to Gallup, […]
May 4, 2016

5 Ways Great Leaders Make Work Meaningful For Employees

According to Harvard Business Review, “amazing bosses try to make work meaningful and enjoyable for employees. They’re most successful when they adhere to a few best […]
January 27, 2016

The Evolution Of Employee Motivation Methods: Carrots, Sticks And Being Nice Aren’t Sustainable

We’ve all done it. We’ve sat everybody down and explained. And wonder of wonders, almost nobody understood or acted upon our very informative explanation. “Why don’t […]