Lessons from Fly Fishing: 3 Steps To Recognizing Opportunities for Success

A few months ago, I spent a few days¬†on the Big Horn River in southern Montana. ¬†I went ¬†with a bunch of friends¬†to¬†have fun, bond and learn about fly fishing. Although the river was packed with fish and I could literally see hundreds of trout swimming¬†through the lucent waters, on the first day I didn't … Continue reading Lessons from Fly Fishing: 3 Steps To Recognizing Opportunities for Success

10 Tips for Effective Crucial Conversations

Have you ever had¬†any of the following situations: A friend¬†offends you An employee disrespects you A boss is unreasonably critical of you A neighbor does something to¬†irritate you A co-worker continually disrupts you A family member hurts you If you are like me... and all the other humans on the planet, you probably said yes … Continue reading 10 Tips for Effective Crucial Conversations

A Leadership Quality Framework: 3 Ways to Lift Your Leadership Lid

Anyone who has been in leadership for any length of time has read or heard about John Maxwell's book, The¬†21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. The very first "law"¬†on effective leadership is what Maxwell calls "The Law of the Lid". ¬†In short, he argues that your leadership ability is a¬†lid that determines the level of effectiveness … Continue reading A Leadership Quality Framework: 3 Ways to Lift Your Leadership Lid