7 Ways to Boost Your Confidence as a New Leader

Boost Your Confidence

The air is screaming by outside at 120 miles an hour, the ground is receding in the distance, and the weight of your parachute and equipment seems to be pulling you down.   Your heart rate is up, there’s a little tremor in your hands.  The risks seem real, but everyone in the airplane is watching […]

Problem Solving 4: How to Come Up With a Plan

Problem Solving, Part 4: Making a Plan

How do you transform an idea into a plan? This video takes a look at Step 4 of the Decision Making Process: Implementing the Decision. It focuses on the Six “Ts” of planning – Task, Time, Talent, Team, Treasure, and Tiller, and explores how each can be developed as part of an overall plan. Along […]

Problem Solving 3: Make a Decision

Problem Solving, Part 3: Make a Decision

Deciding how to decide is an important decision. We take on the complexities of making a difficult decision by asking ourselves, “How we gonna get some pizza?” This look at step 3 of the Decision-Making Process explores the ideas of Screening and Evaluation Criteria and how to build a decision matrix to help you decide […]

Problem Solving 2: So Crazy it Might Just Work

Problem Solving Step 2: ID Alternative Solutions and Brainstorming

How do you develop possible solutions? This video focuses on the second step of the problem solving process – how to develop alternative solutions. We start with a fun look at how two seemingly crazy ideas actually solved difficult problems.  Then we watch a brainstorming session, and break down how you can lead one to […]

Surviving a Leadership Vacuum

leadership vacuum

Things don’t always turn out the way we plan.  Key people show up late, come down with the flu, miss the flight.  Suddenly there is a leadership vacuum.  People start to drift, time is lost, confusion and frustration set in.  Something needs to happen quickly to get things back on track.  Here’s a recent story […]