The Unrecognizably Easy Way to Improve Employee Engagement

I was meeting with a COO a few months ago who was struggling to motivate and engage his team. With one piece of advice, he’s…

How Much Can You (Mentally) Bench? Six Ways to Build Your Mental Toughness with Ron Howard

When discussing the characteristics of successful leaders, one trait is often overlooked. It’s not the need for charisma, confidence, or communication skills, we talking about…

Why the Attitude? The Business Case for Being Nice

I recently received a call from a frustrated CEO who had concerns about his COO. The COO was brash, antagonistic, and exhibiting a pervasively aggressive…

Ozzy Osbourne on Overconfidence and the Power of “I Don’t Know”

There’s a classic track off Ozzy Osbourne’s debut solo album Blizzard of Ozz called “I Don’t Know.” In this song, Ozzy sings of people looking…