Jack Welch called it “being in the pile.”

Jack Welch called it “being in the pile.”

Jack Welch called it “being in the pile.”

The famed CEO of GE for 20 years would say we get stuck in a period of mediocrity. We feel like what we’re doing is nothing special – it really isn’t standing out from the rest. So, how do we get up from the pile?

Welch recommended thinking.

He observed that 99% of people don’t actively think. Rather, they react to…

Is your leadership being challenged?

Is your leadership being challenged?

I recently read a fascinating book on Winston Churchill. Here are a few ideas I thought you’d appreciate hearing. A main theme is that opposition and criticism are forces that great leaders must expect to encounter from time to time. People naturally gravitate to the...

Insights to Increase Your Influence

“Leadership is all about influence, nothing more and nothing less” so said John Maxwell many years ago.  A leader leads when they can influence or persuade others to do something or go somewhere for a greater cause or purpose.  Lacking influencing skills denies a...