INTENTIONAL LEADERSHIP – THE SIX PILLARS

High performance leaders are intentional in their approach to leading themselves and others. Leadership is a behavior not a position.  Emotionally engaging leaders have 6 common pillars which allow the work to become more exciting; the environment more empowering and enjoyable; the creative mind more dynamic and curious; the human spirit more open to change; […]

12 Ways to Leverage Your Independent Spirit

ENSURE You have an updated, clear brand strategy and brand architecture.   AUDIT Your brand promise against your operational experience & delivery.   IDENTIFY 5 to 10 signature touch points that differentiate you from your competition.   BE A CHANGE INSTIGATOR Identify what must change, what should change, and what obstacles you need to remove to […]

Cultivating a Culture that Counts: How to Consistently Drive Revenue and Retention, Part 3

This is the third in a series of Aspire blog posts with tips on how to build a culture that sustains employee and customer buy-in. If you missed them, check out Part 1 and Part 2 on the Aspire blog.   We often hear that you must hire for attitude, train for skill. While attitude […]

Cultivating a Culture that Counts, Part 2: How to Make Your Mission Work for You

This is the second in a series of Aspire blog posts with tips on how to build a culture that sustains employee and customer buy-in. In case you missed it, read the first entry all about vision and the facts behind how a healthy culture drives market share, sustainable success, and customer acquisition and retention. […]

Cultivating a Culture that Counts: Part 1 – Vision

  This is the first in a series of Aspire blog posts on how to build a culture that sustains employee and customer buy-in, predictors of success. Read on to learn the first step you should take to ensure you’re on track to thrive. I often say that as a leader, it’s not your intention […]

A Coach’s Guide to Leadership and Inspiration

Leaders are the coaches of our lives. They help us believe in what we cannot see and push us to turn our wildest dreams into reality. The leaders in our lives aren’t always obvious, though they usually hide in plain sight. They may be your neighbor, peer, child, boss, employee, or a complete stranger. You […]