Difficult People are Our Emotional Tough Mudder

Every weekend people participate in marathons, mud runs, cycle races, and other physical challenges. They train for months, sometimes years, to be ready for the challenge. Most motivational messages about success and goals use visual images of people doing challenging sports and activities. When we reference overcoming fear and difficulty and pain, we focus on…

Here’s an Idea: Setting Expectations

My upcoming podcast is about Setting Expectations, so I thought I’d offer some included and additional highlights here. There are many valuable reasons WHY leaders should set clear expectations with team members. Clearly set AND COMMUNICATED expectations allow for: Less confusion on the team More engagement Better communication Stronger culture of accountability Higher performance Stronger…