At age 45, in 1959, Vince Lombardi got his first head coaching job at the remote outpost of Green Bay, Wisconsin. He spent years working as an assistant with the championship New York Giants. He was even considered to be their coach in waiting, but he didn’t want to wait anymore, so he took the… Read more »
No one asks leaders to be perfect. Which is good, because none of them are. Leaders are the primary big decision-makers for companies, and there’s no way they can be right all of the time. Leaders face a lot of pressure. They’ve got to keep the team focused. They’ve got to keep everyone moving forward, regularly hitting the company goals…. Read more »
If You Can Run a Small Team, You Can Run a Big Team Taking the Fear out of Team-Building Here’s why you don’t have to hold back from letting yourself build something big because you’re afraid you couldn’t run it. This video takes the mystery out of running big organizations and explains how you naturally will… Read more »
You can wash a pig and spray it with perfume. You can put a pink ribbon around it or dress it in a pretty pig dress. It’ll look good. It’ll smell good. It will seem transformed! But let them outside and they will happily run straight to the nearest mud puddle they can find. Why? It’s their nature. Sooner or… Read more »
You can’t develop greatness by drinking coffee and reading books. If you want to do anything great you’re going to have to get to work, move forward, and overcome challenges. You’re going to have to deal with things you would rather avoid and that’s good for you. It stretches you! If you’re going to… Read more »
Stories are the icing on the cake—they are what makes a presentation come alive. If your presentation is a meal, the stories are the dessert. They’re the things everybody looks forward to, understands, and tells their friends about. This video discusses 8 things that can give your presentations extra power. I’ve included a story at… Read more »
Most people have no idea what exactly it is that their leaders do. They can’t figure it out because they’re looking at the wrong things. This video is about exactly what leaders do, the price they pay, and the incredible rewards you get as results from it.
Do you wonder what specifically makes great leaders so valuable? Do you wonder what characteristics they have that most don’t? Do you wonder what things they bring to the team that causes them to be the difference maker? These are the things covered in Part 2.
The exciting fact is that there is a worldwide shortage of this skill, and it’s something that you can definitely learn. Many people would tell you that the skill is sales or sales management, but there’s one that’s even more valuable than that.
Leadership can be confusing because leaders come in all shapes and sizes, with all kinds of backgrounds, training, and experience. You can’t pick good leaders out of a crowd. They come from all walks of life. Some are highly educated, some aren’t. Some are highly trained, some are primarily self taught. Some have years of experience, some vey… Read more »
The Smartest, Best Way to Train Team-Building with Positive Results Want to know how you can build a team of polished professionals as fast as possible? There’s a 4 step sequence that allows you to bring them through that has proven effective in the academic world, in training people for sports, languages, sales, and leadership…. Read more »
We have all been cursed by having to waste hours and hours in this “lost cause” popular approach to teaching. This is the universal and overwhelmingly most popular method of teaching, in spite of the fact that it is incredibly ineffective. It is a great refuge for mediocre managers who are either too oblivious to… Read more »