How would your dreams, goals, and team accomplishments change when you start looking for ways to erase limitations?Read More
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"Why is it when I ask my senior leaders "How can I help?" I rarely get a response I can do anything with? People seem to struggle for an answer when I know they are overloaded and desperately need help. I don't get it. What am I missing?"
During a coaching session, the CEO of a mid-sized manufacturing company recently shared these frustrations with me. This man cares deeply for his team and company. He is concerned about what his people need, and wants to empower then with the right resources to be successful. He wants to help!
Every one of his intentions are good. Yet he's probably asking too much of his people - without realizing it.Read More
By definition, conflict doesn't feel healthy. However, if it's done right, conflict can be an incredibly powerful tool for your team. Our new Marketing Director and Clarity Promoter, Jana, talks about what it's like to start working with people who practice healthy conflict.Read More
Small business owners are especially prone to getting overwhelmed by their to-do lists. With so many important tasks to be done, how are are you choosing to spend your time?
Three steps you can take to increase your effectiveness are to assess, eliminate, and add.Read More
Frequently, the reason your team's or organization's performance isn't where you want it to be can be attributed to how you show up.
If you're a frequent flyer of this blog and our newsletter, you already know Ripple Leaders are people committed to working on themselves, their colleagues, and their organizations for shared success now and into the future...Read More
We're calling all leaders who want to upgrade and transform the way people work together.
Leaders who work hard every day, fighting for what’s right for their mission and people.
Leaders who persevere through difficulty and change, striving for excellence in the midst of scarcity and challenge.
Leaders like you.
We want to help unlock your potential by discovering and unleashing your own superpowers and those of your team members in the struggle of good over evil. Or, at least at work, in the struggle of greatness over mediocrity.
Superpowers. In you. And your team.
And we haven’t even gotten to the kryptonite yet.
Our culture loves leaders. We about talk about them, we study them, and we want to be like them.
We talk about leadership so much that we even have difficulty defining it. For example, I have conversations with lots of people who mistake management for leadership. Management is a form of leadership, but it is driven by the vision of someone else, another leader. Management tweaks and brings efficiency to another's vision. To be true leadership, vision has to be at the core......Read More
I’ve worked with thousands of leaders over the past twenty-five years. Based on that experience, I firmly believe almost anyone* can become a highly effective leader. Regardless of default leadership abilities – the combination of natural wiring and how someone was parented/taught/led up to now – everyone can get better as a leader. It just takes the right mindset and tools. (* rare exceptions for people with serious mental wellness problems. And no, I’m not talking about your last boss.)
Read more of Chris' guest post over at Great Leadership by Dan.Read More
With Chris recovering well from his recent eye surgery, we decided to have some fun with his eye. Meet "bad advisor" and "good advisor." Will you join the dark side or become a Ripple Master?
Many teams strive for total team agreement. We examine whether that is ultimately helpful.
Are you stuck in a rut? Are you noticing that you want to move on but can't? Take some time to think about where you want to be. Visualize yourself standing there, already savoring your achievement.Read More
You may have heard or read the story about the three bricklayers. A short version:
A person walking by a jobsite gets curious about what's happening, and asks three people working there what they are doing...Read More
There is a lot of buzz these days about having leaders who are authentic. Here are some thoughts on authentic leaders. What type of authentic leader are you?