Worksheet: Scale, Systematize, and Sustain Success

You may not be running a restaurant or a fashion house, but your successes are also subject to the same challenge. If the results are a function of one player or leader, it will be nearly impossible to scale, systematize, and sustain success. This week’s tool presents one key question and shares six ingredients for…

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Worksheet: Reform, Perform, Transform

I can tell you that having led countless priority-setting sessions with my team and with my clients, these sessions are well worth the effort when done right. The clarity derived from determining a team’s priorities generates excitement, commitment, and focus. It can be a much-needed morale boost and take a team from a laundry list…

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Episode 128: Up your confidence with author and performance coach Dr. Nate Zinsser

Nate Zinsser is the director of West Point’s Performance Psychology Program, the nation’s gold standard curriculum for teaching and training the mental skills that underlie excellence in any human performance – confidence despite setbacks, concentration despite distractions, and composure under pressure. He is the author of The Confident Mind and has worked with numerous Olympic…

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Episode 122. Discover the Perfect Coach with Eddie Turner

Join Patrick as he revisits his conversation with Eddie Turner. Eddie is an executive and leadership coach, international best-selling author, learning and workshop facilitator, keynote speaker, and podcast host. The leadership lab discussion focuses on coaching, leadership, how to unlock your own greatness, and Eddie’s book, 140 Simple Messages to Guide Emerging Leaders.  New Leadership Lab…

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Worksheet: 7 Sources of a Problem

When you are faced with a problem, step back and clearly state the problem. Then, brainstorm various sources of the problem. To help you do that, consider these seven common sources to problems: Is something in the external environment (e.g., customer, competitors, regulatory, etc.) causing the problem? Are your goals, initiatives, or plans leading to…

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Assess Your Convictions Tool

A few days ago, I served as a judge in a business pitch competition. In all likelihood, you have seen these types of competitions before on television. One by one, the various contestants step on stage to present their business idea to the judges in hopes of receiving funding or support. After the pitch, the…

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Be a Raving Fan Tool

This week’s tool is designed to help you to think about the fans in your life, those people who cheer for you, those who have your back and encourage you. Think about the fans in your life and your work and how those fans, by their actions, make you feel. Then consider how those feelings…

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