Success

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Investigate and Improve Your Why

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Investigate and Improve Your Why

Your goal orientation plays a driving role in your effectiveness and success as a person, parent, employee, leader, etc. Thus, if you do want to be effective and successful, it is important to question your “why.” What goal orientation do you have? If you have anything but a mastery orientation you are surely putting a limit to how effective and successful you can be.

The 12 Fears that Bring Out the Worst in Our Leadership

The 12 Fears that Bring Out the Worst in Our Leadership

Fear is the root of dysfunctional leadership. I hope by reading this, you have awakened more to that reality; which, in turn will help you: (1) become a more effective leader, and (2) abolish fear from your culture so that your leaders and employees can be at their best.

What is Inclusive Leadership & Why is it Important?

What is Inclusive Leadership & Why is it Important?

This is where inclusive leadership comes in. If we want our employees to be engaged, motivated, and committed, their leaders need to behave inclusively, meaning giving them a voice and valuing them.

Personal & Leadership Development: Why Focus on Mindsets and Not Behaviors?

Personal & Leadership Development: Why Focus on Mindsets and Not Behaviors?

Rather than focusing on lists that tell us how we should act or behave, a much better approach when improving ourselves and our leadership is to focus on our mindsets.

Do You Need a Mental Success Coach?

Do You Need a Mental Success Coach?

Moral of the story: How we think matters! It matter to the success of organizations, leaders, teams, and employees.

The #1 Factor that Drives Top-Performing Teams & the Key to Developing It

The #1 Factor that Drives Top-Performing Teams & the Key to Developing It

Take a moment and consider: Is your work environment a psychologically safe environment? If you are a leader or manager, do your employees feel like they work in a psychologically safe environment?

Cognitive Dissonance: Why You May Be Preventing the Success You are Seeking

Cognitive Dissonance: Why You May Be Preventing the Success You are Seeking

Many are unwilling to learn and become better because their egos prevent them from acknowledging that, although they were likely doing their best, their ignorance and prior actions have been less than ideal.

The Key to Solving Your Problems

The Key to Solving Your Problems

The reality is that most of our problems deal with our thinking, learning, and/or behaviors. If that is the case, we need to reach into a deeper level for our solutions. That level is our mindsets.

Assessing the Collective Mindsets of Your Organization, Department, or Team

Assessing the Collective Mindsets of Your Organization, Department, or Team

You can assess the collective mindsets of your organization, department, and/or team. This blog post presents a copy of a report that I put together for an organization where we assessed their collective mindsets.

To Become Mindful, You Must Know Your Mindsets

To Become Mindful, You Must Know Your Mindsets

Whenever I see leadership changes, I can’t help but think that what lied at the root of their inability to be more successful was themselves, and in particular their lack of mindfulness and lack of understanding of the mindsets that drive their non-conscious automatic processes.