August 27, 2017 Are you actions aligned with your words? Jim talks about how leaders need to make sure they aren't destabilizing their corporate values but not living up to them themselves. With insight from Mike Paton: Are Your Actions Undermining Your Words?
July 20, 2017 Jim explains how getting comfortable with the "kind of" status quo, is a sure-fire way to destroy a company. With insight from Mike Paton: Two Words That Will Kill Your Company
July 13, 2017 Jim explores the concept of vulnerability during your meeting check-ins. By opening up to your team, sharing the important things in your life, your team can get to a level of better connection and communication. With insight from Alex Freytag: Strength in Vulnerability
April 20, 2017 We all have bias' we may not even be aware of but being aware of them is essential to good decision making. Jim explains why.
June 29, 2107 Isn't it great when we all agree? Yes, but it rarely happens, and in business, you don't really want it to happen. You need to hear differing viewings in order to come to the best decisions. Jim explains.
June 29, 2017 By learing to say no to those thing which don't bring you or your customers value, you free yourself to say yes to the things that do. Jim explains why this is so powerful. With insight from Michael Erath: Just Say "No" to Achieve Growth
Most people would say that consensus is a wonderful thing. When everyone agrees, there will be no battles and the project will go on without a hitch, right? Unfortunately, no. In his book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni says, “Consensus is horrible. I mean, if everyone really agrees on something and consensus [...]
June 22, 2017 Jim explores the differences between great actors and great leaders, only to find there aren't many! With insight from Chris Jones: Want to be a Better Leader? Hire An Acting Coach
June 15, 2017 Jim talks about how our success is directly related to our ability to solve issues. Insight from Randy Taussig: 5 Tips To Beat Your Biggest Business Obstacles
June 8, 2017 Repetition is the Mother of Learning. Jim discusses how leaders NEED to repeat themselves often in order to be heard. With insight from Ken DeWitt: Tired of Repeating Yourself to Your Employees?