We very often dismiss mindfulness as some squishy term used to make us feel better about ourselves, but without any real, practical effects. Some connect mindfulness with people who are out of touch with the struggles of the real world. “I’ve got real work to do! I don’t have time for this hippy propaganda!” If … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Mindfulness is Key to Great Leadership
The Leader 193 Way is leadership through process and wellness. Let me explain further. Based on my experience as a Navy SEAL and FBI Special Agent, where leading in the most dangerous situations is literally a matter of life and death, I’ve come to several conclusions. There is a pattern of events, for lack of … Continue reading What Is The Leader 193 Way?
How do you learn to build and trust your intuition? As leaders, if you simply act on intuition and cannot explain how or why you do things, other than to say, “It’s just my gut,” you run the risk of repeating failures, missing out on successes, and leaving your people unsure of what is expected … Continue reading Learning To Trust Your Intuition – 3 Basic Steps
Following your intuition is a good thing as long as you understand it. Countless times I ask clients why they make certain decisions or how they solve challenges and very often the answers I get back are akin to, “I don’t know, I just do it. I’ve been doing it for so long I just … Continue reading Two Reasons You Must Understand Your Intuition As a Leader
It sounds daunting and unrealistic: Great leaders never take a day off! Never taking a day off means burnout, right? It means not keeping things in perspective and not making time for what is important in life, right? It means lying on your deathbed with regrets because you never took a day off, right? If … Continue reading Great Leaders Never Take a Day Off
Leaders take action! Action is a great momentum builder. Once we act it is easier to make progress. So, in a sense, acting is not the hard part. The hard part is where to begin! Where to begin, or start, consists of many things. Before we start to take action we begin thinking about what … Continue reading Want to Be a Great Leader? Take Action!
Having worked with technology teams for many years I’ve found the challenges they face are universal. Technology teams tend to see the same challenges whether they are part of a 5-person startup or Fortune 50 company. So, don’t despair, your leadership challenges are not so unique they cannot be easily addressed. Here are 3 ways … Continue reading 3 Ways to Improve Your Tech Team
The first two blogs in this series focused on the first element of the Leader193 Way for young adults: Find Your Breath. This concept represents the ability to acknowledge emotions and act on them consciously. Find Your Breath is the building block for all great leaders and individual performers. If you ignore this part of … Continue reading The Leader193 Way and Young Adults: Find Work!
What is one thing you can do to level up your leadership skills in 2022? Well, there are many things you can do to level up your leadership right now and moving into 2022. Unfortunately none of them will be easy. The reason is because great leadership is not easy. In fact, great leadership is … Continue reading One Thing to Level Up Your Leadership in 2022
In The Leader193 Way, Guidelines for Behavior are the equivalent to “Core Values” or whatever other term is used to essentially frame how you, your team, organization, or family will behave. These established behaviors will guide and create the culture you are trying to build. One thing is true of all great organizations: Great organizations … Continue reading 3 Ways to Identify and Establish the Behaviors Your Team Needs