You are good at what you do, that’s wonderful, but it doesn’t mean you have to stop there. You’re what I call a reacher! The good news is, you can reach high without leaving behind the hard work and success you’ve earned in your current organization. In other words, don’t leave behind all the positive contributions you’ve made to your organization during your tenure. It can be as good as money in the bank when it comes to making cross-organization career moves.
As leaders who have to balance busy home and work lives, finding calm is a great way to distinguish yourself from your peers. In this calm you are the best position to demonstrate executive presence, superior decision making and levelheadedness.
While we all need to sleep to function well physically, how we recharge our batteries mentally and emotionally is unique. Some people recharge by being around people. Some recharge by closing the bedroom and bathroom doors and taking a long bath. For some of you, exercise is energizing. When you are close to burnout, it’s because you take on more of what drains you and stop doing things that recharge the spirit
Performance Formula Elite athletes share a lot of common qualities. The best athletes in the world are obsessed with tuning their bodies, minds and emotions so they can perform in the arena when it matters … read more
This message goes out to really everybody on the Ron Paul Ross newsletter. As you may recall, last year I asked you for some advice, and overwhelmingly what you told me to focus on how … read more
For the last few months, I have been laser focused on Team Performance. Nothing impacts team performance more than having truthful conversation. In my coaching and consulting work it is something I do well. It … read more
We intuitively know that most people are not engaged or fulfilled at work. Instead of citing sources, I’ll simply ask you to think of five people you know. How many of them thoroughly enjoy how they … read more
The mid-life career change can be an utterly frightening proposition because all that is at risk. There are people who are depending on you and serious financial considerations. For this reason, I wrote this post from a deep … read more
For the last few years I have had the pleasure of coaching some really good leaders. My coaching philosophy is pretty simple. I enable my clients … read more
What if our employees could tell with absolute certainty the full scope of our evaluation of their performance, professionalism and long-term potential? Let’s call it the “Leadership lie detector.” Would our conversations with our direct … read more