Many years ago I began coaching leaders, although I didn’t know what to call it (funny story for another day). Naturally, the coaching was aimed at helping leaders grow their leadership capacity and competencies. But after a few years of coaching I realized every...

Do you have a filter for saying YES and NO? You should. YES. We feel the pressure to say it. We feel badly when we don’t. We love when people tell us YES, but we often hate saying it to others. It’s a cheap word in our culture that often comes at a high...

It’s easier than you think. There is a process that I coach people through to help them gain clarity and momentum with growing their organizations  (small business or otherwise) in a way that yields actual results and generates sustainable momentum in the right...

Each week I take 30 minutes in my Right Side Up Journal and analyze last week. It’s taken my strategic leadership to the next level. We leave space in the journal every week to LOOK BACK at last week before looking ahead at this week. Very few leaders do this,...

Walk through your plans for 10 minutes each morning Before you open your email or respond to texts find a place to sit down and walk through your day. You’ll notice gaps, opportunities and meetings to prepare for. As you clarify meetings, details and locations...

You’re a leader who is making change through your work. So I want to let you a little closer to what I learned and did this year in hopes that it helps you take your next steps, leaps and risks. Most of my learning comes through experiences, not books or...