How to Have An Effective Meeting

Don’t kill your good people with bad meetings! A big mistake is not knowing what kind of meeting you are having. Here are three keys for you to get clear, so your meetings come alive:   1. Know Your Desired Outcome   Every single meeting you lead or attend...

The Best Way to Motivate Your Team

Be the Most It is surprising when a bank makes you say, “Wow!” I recently stumbled across the story of the genesis and growth of Umqua Bank in the Pacific Northwest. It is a fascinating saga about how ‘being the most’ brings out the ‘wow.’ As customers enter this bank...

Morning Matters

You’ve probably read it before:The first person you have to lead is yourself.Sounds obvious; but that can be one of the hardest things to do! Its crucial though … if your obedience is too far behind your knowledge you develop a lack of inner confidence that leaks out...

What Every Leader Should Do Twice A Year

If I could show you how you could: Cut down your stress Increase your confidence Save you many hours of work Improve your team’s productivity … would you be interested?   And you only have to do this twice a year!   As a mid-life leader you probably: Are...

Navigating “In Between”

By Jim Neudorf A job posting had come up and I was pursuing it.  The process was going like it was supposed to:  a strong resume, my networking was connecting, the telephone interview went well and led to the in-person interview.  Everything was fitting together for a...