It’s easy to say, hard to do. The further you climb up the ladder, there is more expected from you as a leader. Changing your title, new skill sets are needed and required – more is expected.
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Feedback is a gift and real time feedback is Breakfast for Champions! One of the greatest gifts a leader can give is immediate feedback. If you’re in a leadership position and have a team, you’re a Coach. Imagine a sports coach not providing real time feedback during a 40 minute basketball game or four quarters […]
The millennial generation is a common topic of discussion and on the minds of many coaches, teachers and employers. Many people I have spoken to recently, say the conversation is getting old and stale. The general consensus from the public is that kids today are lacking – they avoid hard work, make excuses, they are […]
Leadership styles were on display during the NCAA Final Four last month. Getting to a Final Four as a coach and player is the ultimate goal. There are leadership lessons that every coach at this level has in common. How did their teams manage to get to a final four? While everyone has different styles, […]
March Madness was inspiring watching teams compete and reaching the pinnacle of success in the coaching profession. Every leader, coach, or business should watch how these high-performing teams survive and advance. It’s eye opening and it should motivate you to have a game plan to strive for your own pinnacle of success in life, your […]
March Madness is the best time of year for anyone. Coaching college basketball for 27 years, allowed me to have multiple opportunities to coach my teams to Sweet 16’s. There is nothing better than preparing your team, celebrating with your fans, and traveling to the semi-final and regional games.
March Madness is here and as a college basketball coach for 27 years, my biggest competitor was always myself. When I was younger, I was so driven and strived to consistently improve on my own results. Today, I coach clients on how they can compete – against themselves, against metrics, and against other competitors – […]
Whether you are an entrepreneur, towing the corporate line or on any team, almost everyone has experienced trying to thrive or survive in a toxic work environment. There are a variety of situations, both macro and micro levels, where negativity and injustice can develop into bitterness, discontent, and downright misery at work. How do you […]
When starting a new job and position, the main focus for the ON Point leader should be building a strong and high performing team. A few of my clients were emerging leaders and high-performers in their organizations and since been promoted to first-time directors or managers. In their new positions, they need to excel at […]
Having the ability to handle stress and pressure with grace is a critical skill for anyone, especially if you are in leadership. Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how we react to these situations. There are so many life experiences that can happen from tragedies, at work or home and for many […]