Three Voices That Inspired Me To Be A Speaking Leader

“Tall Tim, how do you do it? How do you stand up in front of complete strangers, and make it seem like you've known them forever?” It’s a frequently asked question. My one syllable response: Trust. Trust is the wedge that props open the door to perspective, allowing us to recognize veiled similarities despite overt … Continue reading Three Voices That Inspired Me To Be A Speaking Leader

Five Reasons To Celebrate A Remarkable Year Of Chatter

8:22AM (EST), June 2, 2020 . . . The time and date are noted in my sketchbook. I had sent my share of high-level emails and correspondence over time, but nothing compared to the emotion of that moment. Coffee was brewed well before 6:00am, and I had spent the better part of two hours reviewing … Continue reading Five Reasons To Celebrate A Remarkable Year Of Chatter

Four Reasons To Reconsider The Heartbeat Of A Legacy

“The customer is always right.” With five simple words, the great Cesar Ritz transformed the world of hospitality, bypassing subtlety in declaring the guest as the centre point about which everything else would move. Further encouragement to “be attentive without being servile” and “anticipate without being presumptuous” solidified Cesar’s legacy as a luxury hotelier and … Continue reading Four Reasons To Reconsider The Heartbeat Of A Legacy

Living Through Change At The Speed Of Life

Athletes refer to it as the speed of the game. To compete at The Next Level requires adapting inherent ability to the environment around you. Players are bigger, stronger, more experienced. The game is no longer a hobby, but an obsession. Everything moves faster in real time. Judgement defaults to instinct, the product of meticulous … Continue reading Living Through Change At The Speed Of Life

How To Survive The Turnover Tsunami Through A Learning Leader Mindset

Turnover Tsunami. While catchy and fun to say, the thought of experiencing a massive wave of turnover once society reaches some semblance of normal is causing toxic levels of anxiety in leaders across industries. As it should. If the predicted Turnover Tsunami makes landfall, the talent landscape in 2022 and 2023 could prove more chaotic … Continue reading How To Survive The Turnover Tsunami Through A Learning Leader Mindset

Three Lessons That Move Your Leadership From Good to Great

“God, I love baseball,” mutters Roy Hobbs from his hospital bed at Tower Maternity. “I’m right there with you, Roy,” I respond, choking back sobs as we share in this tender moment. It’s an emotional scene toward the climactic ending of the film ‘The Natural’, with Robert Redford starring as the title character. My role … Continue reading Three Lessons That Move Your Leadership From Good to Great

4 Questions That Transform A Curious Nature Into A Curiosity Culture

Lift off was scheduled for 5:49am, Eastern Standard Time. The forecasted weather conditions were ideal, so I knew this time it would be a “Go”. You would have thought I was the one being strapped into the capsule that morning, rising well before SpaceX’s Crew-2 launch from the Kennedy Space Center on Florida’s Eastern Shore. … Continue reading 4 Questions That Transform A Curious Nature Into A Curiosity Culture

The Only Three Quotes You Need To Become A Better Leader and Coach

Quotes. It’s a crowded landscape these days. Once relegated to desktop calendars and inspirational posters tacked to the breakroom wall, quotes now pepper our every waking moment with reflective insight and omni-directional intent. People flock to social media like they’re running to the medicine cabinet, hoping for some intellectual, emotional, or spiritual stimulation to help … Continue reading The Only Three Quotes You Need To Become A Better Leader and Coach

How 3 Phases Chronicle A Journey Through Change

A personal triumph is how I summarized my performance as I drove along open fields of wildflowers across the Michigan expanse. There was an incredible sense of fulfillment following the session that day, having overcome anxious beginnings from a few months prior to master delivery of intensely strategic, technical content. Confidence in my ability to … Continue reading How 3 Phases Chronicle A Journey Through Change

4 Lessons In Change From Aprils Past

“Swéete April Showers, Doo spring Maie flowers” This instructional prose, captured within poet Thomas Tusser’s Five Hundred Good Points of Husbandry, has seen its share of changes over time. More commonly known in the limerick form ‘April showers bring May flowers’, the sentiment offered 16th century farmers practical insight into the natural benefit of change: … Continue reading 4 Lessons In Change From Aprils Past