Category Archives: Thinking Partner

Is Our Embellishing Culture About To End?

Lee Trevino, the colorful professional golfer of the 60s and 70s, often said, “The older I get, the better I used to be.” He was not unique among the many former great sportspeople and show people who entertained us with … Continue reading

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Leaders, Here’s A Process For Solving Problems.

Confession: The study of leadership is one of my real passions. The US was involved in World War II and the Korean Conflict during more than half of my pre-teen years. Stories of leadership success and mistakes were hot topics … Continue reading

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Improve Your Performance Drivers!

What drives you? What drives your organization, business, or team? Sometimes it’s worth a few minutes to look at what others have found to be drivers. The very best learn from others.  They copy the good things and avoid the … Continue reading

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Here’s How to Assess The Value of Your Team!

What’s the Value of A Team Member?  My experience indicates that knowledge trumps most everything else.  My first step  is to evaluate what a person knows as the first element of assessment.  A simple A to F scale will work … Continue reading

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How To Make A Great Decision Every Time

Decision-making is only as good as the process you use. I guarantee this one works. 1. Identify the Problem – Einstein said, “If I had 16 days to solve a problem, I would spend the first 15 defining it.” 2. … Continue reading

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Learning to Lead

How does one learn to lead? Experience is a good teacher. Participate at every level. Don’t back away from positions of responsibility. For example, class officer, extra-curricular activity leader, and sports team captain are great ways to gain leadership experience. … Continue reading

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Are you ready to get the most out of your potential?

Are you ready to get the most out of your potential?  It isn’t easy.  Before you begin, you need to know where you stand.  Historians say, one trait common to most truly great leaders is the ability to consistently describe … Continue reading

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