The Social Contagion of Leadership. What Are You Spreading?

One day around 2010, I vividly remember a leadership team meeting where I felt completely off balance and most likely frightened about the world and our company. Likely, it was about cash flow, over-purchased inventory, or some impossible technical issue. I lost my temper, said horrible things to my team, and thought they were idiots. […]

Just Start … Walking the Path of Conscious Leadership

True Confession: I am a big fan and regular listener of the Rich Roll Podcast. In fact, I attended a live version of his podcast, where Rich read a letter from me as his opening to the event. That was a magical moment for my son and me. The link is at the bottom. As […]

Community Vs. Alone: The Power of Connection

True confession: I used to be a lone wolf leader. As someone who once thrived in solitude, I embarked on a personal and professional evolution that led me to recognize the profound impact of social connections. I recently revisited some of the pivotal moments on this journey, including a study on happiness—and hills—that shifted my […]

Rekindling Your Leadership Spark: 7 Strategies to Beat ‘Boreout’ and Reignite Your Passion for the Role

Does work have you feeling tired, stressed, or disconnected? Is it burnout or boreout? Burnout is a growing exhaustion from feeling constantly overloaded. But an equally important leadership problem gets less attention: BOREOUT. Boreout is the psychological term for the emotional “blah” from feeling under-stimulated. It’s sometimes called languishing. It is a sense of exhaustion not from […]

How to Lead Extraordinary Meetings

Nothing speaks to creating peak performing cultures more than making sure, as a leader, you are able to generate effective, and productive meetings. In this article, we will share five tips for leading better meetings. This is important to get a good grasp of because according to MIT, the average executive spends 23 hours a week in […]

Is ‘Letting Go’ the Key to Leadership Growth in 2024?

On January 1 every year, about 40% of us begin a New Year’s resolution. Lose weight. Travel more. Learn a new skill. Eat healthier. Save money. Get organized. Spend quality time with family. Sound familiar? If these resolutions apply to you, you’re in good company. They are the most common in the U.S. Yet by […]

The Journey of Doing Good

When I embarked on the journey of founding my second company, Redemption Plus, back in 1996, I had a vision of creating something truly exceptional. Although I couldn’t quite articulate it at the time, my ambition was to establish a stakeholder organization that would seamlessly intertwine work, life, and doing good in the world. The […]