7 June 2021

How do I Grow my Leadership IQ?

By |2021-06-07T13:31:58-04:00June 7th, 2021|

"The level of your Leadership IQ will have a direct impact on the performance capacity of your people now, and in the future."  —Cheryl Scanlan Which list do you see yourself on? That was a bit of a trick question. The truth is that most of us spend a bit of time on each list. [...]

6 May 2021

How do I Renew my Executive Presence?

By |2021-05-06T14:57:02-04:00May 6th, 2021|

"Open, honest and effective." Those are the words used to describe a world leader’s executive presence in these globally challenging times. Other descriptors such as "strategic and well connected with a high net worth" used to overshadow the aforementioned. Here are a few more pre COVID-19 descriptors: CEO has approximately 200 million customer accounts and [...]

13 April 2021

Authentic Executive Presence

By |2021-04-28T11:30:28-04:00April 13th, 2021|

Empowering Others Franklin Covey® hired my company, C3 Advantage, as the first external company to do internal training. The cohort graduates went from being told how to fix their problems to being empowered to fix their own problems. The difference is executives can use their knowledge in a new more valuable way, such as increased capacity for [...]

8 March 2021

Leading Today Toward the Future

By |2021-03-09T16:30:48-05:00March 8th, 2021|

The crisis is still happening now. Your leadership is required now to help your people stay as stable as they can in this upended, unpredictable world. What you say and what you do is extremely important. You can help them. A few summers ago, I had almost two liters of fluid in my pericardium sac. I was in a full-blown [...]

1 February 2021

What’s the Impact of Leading Virtually?

By |2021-02-17T15:35:05-05:00February 1st, 2021|

One of the most inspiring characteristic of a leader is what they do when it’s time to pivot. You are now leading virtually. You didn’t get much notice. You didn’t see it coming, but you are here. This is the way it is now. As I work with my clients, I remind them: “You must [...]

2 December 2020

3 Ways to Focus during a Crisis

By |2021-01-29T17:27:09-05:00December 2nd, 2020|

"What does the future hold?" Every client/leader I have spoken to during the past several months is asking the same question – "what does the future hold?" Each one is trying to make plans, while we are in the midst of tornado activity that will continue to impact us for probably the next three months [...]

6 October 2020

How are You Leading Through Crisis?

By |2021-02-17T13:36:20-05:00October 6th, 2020|

We are not in control. COVID-19 is reminding us or perhaps teaching us that truth. Yet, you are a leader and it’s time to truly lead. COVID-19 is giving us a unique and unprecedented opportunity to lead. For many years, we have, in a sense, had a leadership vacuum as the economy allowed us to [...]

15 September 2020

The New Normal during COVID-19

By |2021-03-26T15:08:48-04:00September 15th, 2020|

The New Normal What's the new normal? Actually, it does not exist yet. It is being created one step at a time, one moment at a time. You may be asking, "what does my new normal look like?" First, realize that you are a person going through this, not a machine. You will feel things, [...]

24 June 2020

COVID-19 Portal Part 1

By |2021-03-26T16:35:34-04:00June 24th, 2020|

We have just gone through the COVID-19 Portal that has transported us with lightning speed into a new world. Where has your heart settled? Does it pine longingly for the days gone by? Are you looking forward to the return of normal? The interesting thing about the COVID-19 Portal, is that it’s a one-way portal. [...]

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