7 Questions to Ask Yourself in Building a Strong Team

Radical change doesn’t just happen.  It takes a wise leader leveraging their power to build a strong team. Here are 7 questions that might just make the difference between a disengaged team and one that consistently does what seemed impossible #1:  What percentage of my workforce is engaged? Do you realize who votes in presidential elections?… Read More

9 Problems Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton teach us about Leadership

Are you already sick of the campaign?  Do you really want to hear anything more about Donald or Hillary?  Or have you disengaged. Unfortunately many of our employees feel the same way about the leadership in our organizations.  A 2015 Gallup Poll revealed that just 13% worldwide were engaged at work.  In other words, they… Read More

3 Signs of Stupid Politicians and Leaders

We have just started the presidential election and I’m already sick of it.  Do you feel that way too? It all seems so STUPID. In this article, I address what I see as 3 signs of stupid leadership found in the 2016 political campaign.  As leaders in business, we are smart to recognize these signs… Read More

3 Reasons You are Fired

Ordinary Managers maintain the Status Quo. Ordinary Leaders create Incremental change when it is predictable, safe and comfortable.  Meanwhile, Disruptive Leaders purposely create Radical Change. Disruptive leaders create  something that is so valuable for their customers, employees and supporters that those followers never want to go back to the previous products, services and relationships.  No wonder… Read More

What does it take to Become a Disruptive Leader?

I have studied disruptive leaders carefully for three decades.  I have found they have 9 critically important characteristics.  How many do you have? #1.  Radical Vision Radical Change Leaders have a vision far beyond the short-term, ordinary approach.  They not only think a little better, faster or cheaper but dramatically different.  Often this leader disrupts… Read More