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A Stunning, New Leadership Lens

As a 21st century Extreme Leader and life-long learner, you are constantly looking for ways to improve yourself, not just for your own advancement, but also for the greater good. You know that you alone can’t make a difference of consequence; you … Read the full article→

Scared? Then, Do It!

    OS!Ms (Oh Shit! Moments) are often done publicly, and they should be. When leaders put themselves out on a limb, even in the face of fear, they send a message to their people that everyone should be pursuing growth. Leaders … Read the full article→

Got Your Attention?

To put it simply, Sam Horn is the most brilliant idea-extractor I've ever met. Every conversation I've ever had with her goes like this: She asks me a laser-focused question about what I'm working on. I stammer out an attempt at an answer … Read the full article→

A Special Video for Readers of The Radical Leap

This special video is for you ONLY if you've read The Radical Leap. (If you haven't, you can pop over to Amazon to get the new, 10th Anniversary Edition, read it, and then watch the video :) ) If you have read Leap (or listened to it as an … Read the full article→

And, Finally…The Radical Leap is an Audiobook

I'm thrilled to officially announce that The Radical Leap: A Personal Lesson in Extreme Leadership is finally available on audio. Lots of folks have been asking for this for years, now, so it's been a long time a-coming. Even better, this … Read the full article→

The Cure for Toxic Employees? [Infographic]

You've known them--the energy-suckers in your midst that appear to be out to ruin your day or drain the life out of your team or company. Not only are they expensive, demoralizing, and infuriating, toxic employees can bring teamwork to a grinding … Read the full article→

I Ordered A Sandwich and was Served this Lesson on Customer Service and Leadership

I ordered a hot turkey sandwich on whole wheat bread, and was served a lesson in customer service and leadership, … Read the full article→

True Love Knows No Species

It's a good day to cultivate love across all divides, as demonstrated by our Abyssinian, Rudy, and Golden Retriever, Ellie. Rudy and Ellie snuggle to the tune of Greg Brown's beautiful song, which asks the question, "why were you ashamed of … Read the full article→

The Success Principles

Jack Canfield (of Chicken Soup for the Soul fame) is a significant mentor to more thought-leaders, authors, and entrepreneurs than anyone else I know. 10 years ago, Jack founded The Transformational Leadership Council "so leaders of personal and … Read the full article→

Come on Over to My House!

Some people think it's strange that I invite my readers and clients to my home. Nothing could be further from the truth; it is, in fact, one of my favorite things to do. Here's a little video about our next professional/personal shindig at … Read the full article→