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The Results Come at the End

99.7% of Warren Buffet's net worth was realized after the age of 52. He was rich at 52, but he became exponentially more wealthy simply...

3 Ways a Coach Helps You Level Up

Everyone can get better. If bath towels can, so can you. Most times, the best way to get better is with the help of a coach. Here's 3...

Making the Most of a Bad Situation

My neighbor drives a red Audi hatchback with a bumper sticker that reads: Existence is pain. I chuckle every time I drive past it. I...

The Fiddleleaf Fig Tree Parable

A while back, while wandering through Costco, I noticed a fiddleleaf fig tree. Somewhere between the hard-shell kayaks and hardcover book...

How to Make Success Clear

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Define What Right Looks Like

If you'd like to receive this in your inbox every Tuesday and Friday morning, click here. A leader takes the responsibility to define...

The 1st Step in Coaching Your Team

If you'd like to subscribe and receive these 2x weekly insights on business and leadership, click here. Strong leaders prioritize the...

3 Ways to Respond to Setbacks

If you'd like to subscribe to receive these via email, click here. Yesterday, I was driving along a lonely stretch of highway through a...

Three Principles to Working with a Mentor

Highly effective individuals are not self-made. Therefore, becoming a person of impact and influence requires the presence of mentors in...

The Golden Rule of Recruitment

A quick way to distinguish yourself as an employer of choice is to treat job candidates the way you'd want to be treated. Only one person...

Who Do You Choose?

Two candidates apply to your open position: Candidate A has 8 years of experience at your competitor. In the interview, they are...

Helpful Books I Read in 2020

I continue to believe that a book remains the best investment in the world. It is the simplest, easiest, most widely available and...

How to Avoid a Bad Hire

A bad hire is costly. The pain of lost productivity, diminished morale, and the burden of having to rehire after a bad hire is terrible....

Three Ways to a Better Thank You

One of the most effective actions a leader can take to build trust and encourage performance on their team is to say "Thank you." Here's...

3 Questions for Making Better Decisions

There's much we cannot control, but we can always control our decisions. Here's three quick tips to making slightly better decisions: Is...

What the Best Leaders Do

The best leaders make it their priority to develop other leaders. A few points that you're on the right path of developing leaders: You...