Running 50 Miles: 6 Lessons in Perseverance

What’s it like to run an Ultra-Marathon, and how do you motivate yourself to finish any great challenge? Today’s post will be a little different.  In 2014, the year I turned 50, I somehow came to the notion that I should celebrate a half-century of life by trying to run 50 miles in one day.  […]

6 Powerful Ways Leaders Reflect, and how Reflection Makes Your Team Great

6 Powerful Ways Leaders Reflect, and how Reflection Makes Your Team Great

What is reflection for leaders? Reflection sounds like a passive exercise you do by yourself.  It seems to involve sitting in a chair in a darkened room and journaling about the meaning of things.  Maybe that’s part of it, but I think for leaders there is much more to it than that. Leaders reflect actively, […]

2 Minute Tip: How to Learn from Every Event – Stop, Start, Continue!

Stop, Start, Continue

If you rush blindly from one event to the next, you miss out on the opportunity to learn and improve.  After a major event, what good leaders and teams do is take a moment to think about what just happened and how they can make things go even better the next time.  Today I’m going […]