Some think that being a productive leader is all about charisma. Others believe it's all about skills. Still, others see strong leadership as techniques or activities. I see all of these as essential components of good leadership, but without the right foundation, they will be counterproductive. I believe that to be an excellent leader; we must start with what we believe–we need to have the right mindset–one that motivates us to create with integrity the future we want with the people we lead.Read More
About five years ago I put my consulting work on hold to become CEO of WealthCounsel. Recently I made the tough decision to step down. We've done some fantastic work at WealthCounsel and achieved significant success, but most importantly, I am grateful for the relationships I have made with my team and our members and for how much I have learned from them.
In 2014 I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Thankfully, my symptoms remain mild – I have a slight tremor in my right arm. Parkinson's has given me something more significant than symptoms; it has given me clarity and insight.Read More
It's true that a team is only as strong as its weakest player, so how does a good leader build strength from weakness?
A good friend is a corporate vice president today. But the way he tells the story, it would never would have happened without his chessmaster.
Chess is a game that teaches strategy, but playing will also give you insights about people. Like a lot of young players, my friend played an aggressive style. Attack, attack, attack. The kind of game that looks great when it wins, but will lose six out of ten games.Read More
Great leaders achieve two times the profits and more than two times the ROI of average leaders. Watch this one hour webinar recorded on January 30, 3018 to learn the four disciplines great leaders rely on for exceptional results.Read More