Worksheet: Translating Values Into Behaviors

Think back to when you were a child. There was likely a time when someone told you to clean something – your bedroom at home, a locker at school, etc. Let’s say that you set out to do the task well and impress others with the quality of your work. At some point, the person…

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Value a Strong Foundation

Patrick’s Weekly Leadership Tip If you want people to live out the team’s values, don’t just state them. Give examples of what the value looks like in action. Be specific. Give multiple illustrations. The entire company occupied nine of the ten seats in the room. I entered and took the final chair. In a short…

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Episode 149: Live Out Your Unique Purpose with NFL Athlete, Content Creator, and Entrepreneur Andrew East

Andrew East is a rare combination. He’s an NFL athlete, content creator, and entrepreneur.  Along with his wife, Olympic gold medal gymnast Shawn Johnson, Andrew creates family-friendly content, tackles tough challenges for worthy causes, and works to live out his purpose.  Patrick and Andrew discuss leadership lessons including pivoting when things don’t go as planned,…

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Leaving Good Performers in the Dark

Patrick’s Weekly Leadership Tip: Don’t fall into the negativity trap. This is when you only provide feedback to people when they make mistakes or fall short. Make it your mission to catch people doing things right.   I recently delivered a virtual presentation to an international audience. During a pre-event call two weeks before the…

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How to Build a Team of Problem Solvers

If you want your people to solve problems, then you need to straighten up your ACT: Authority, Clarity, and Transparency. Authority Many individuals and teams fail to make decisions or take action because they don’t feel they have the authority to act. Suppose you want to create a culture where decision-making and owning problems happen.…

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Episode 147: Discover Success in Life and Leadership with Columbia Business School Professor Hitendra Wadhwa

Hitendra Wadhwa joins Patrick in the Leadership Lab to discuss success in life and leadership. Hitendra is a Professor at Columbia Business School and the Founder of the Mentora Institute. His simple yet profound insight that success in life and leadership originates from within has led to the training and transformation of thousands of executives…

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