How to Take Control – Two Minute Tip

Taking Control

What you do with your body affects how you think with your head.  Here is a simple way you can use this fact as a leader to get people’s attention and take control of a group.

Taking Charge 5: Quick Win

This video is part five of the five part series that covers some simple steps a new leader can take to quickly earn the trust and confidence of his team and get started on the right foot. Getting your team mates moving quickly and scoring an early success is a great way to instill them […]

Taking Charge 4: Set the Vision

This video is part four in the five part series that details five simple steps a new leader can take to assert himself, earn the trust of his teammates, and begin to lead effectively. Here we discuss the importance setting a clear vision and focusing on a few specific goals as a way of asserting […]

Taking Charge 3: Communicate

This video is part three in the five part series that details five simple steps a new leader can take to assert himself, earn the trust of his teammates, and begin to lead effectively. Here we discuss the importance of establishing communications, and cover a few techniques that will help get communication up and running […]

Taking Charge 2: ID Roles

This video is part two in the five part series that lays out five key steps a new leader can take earn the trust and confidence of his team and get off on the right foot as their leader. Here we look at the importance of introducing other key leaders, clarifying the role they fill […]

Taking Charge 1: Gain Position

This video outlines five key steps a new leader can take immediately when taking over leadership of a team or group, and details the first one. The steps are designed to enhance the new leader’s confidence in what he is doing, and rapidly build up a high level of trust with his teammates so that […]

Building Trust: Six Building Blocks

Building Trust

This video takes a close look at one of the basic building blocks and most essential element of Leadership: Trust. Using rockets as a metaphor, we explore the six critical components of trust, understand why building trust is important, and introduce some ideas about how you can work to build on these components to become a […]

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 […]