Do You Really Need a Strategy?

Do You Really Need a Strategy?

Do you really need a strategy to achieve your goals? I’ve pondered this question throughout my career as I struggled to manage my own drive for achievement. Being a bit of a Type-A perfectionist, my default answer was always a solid “of course!” Over the years, I’ve mellowed and even explored just “going with the…

3 Steps to High Impact Leadership: See it. Be it. Do it.

3 Steps to High Impact Leadership: See it. Be it. Do it.

High impact leadership is leadership that achieves goals with the least amount of effort. It’s the nexus of a clear vision, positive energy, and appropriate action. After working with hundreds of entrepreneurs and executives, I’ve found that the most successful professionals distill this process down to three steps. You can see it in action at…

Mel’s Magnificent Mindset – Do You Have One?

Mel’s Magnificent Mindset – Do You Have One?

Top athletes, performers and business leaders know that a magnificent mindset is key to success. A magnificent mindset recognizes and pursues opportunities, quickly bounces back from the inevitable challenges of life and business, and keeps you on track to your goals. It fuels your actions with positivity, possibility and power and is critical to achieving…

Balance Through Transitions

Balance Through Transitions

Now is a time of transition. Cooler weather and shorter days are great reminders that time is passing and nothing lasts forever. I always feel an urgency this time of year, like a squirrel scurrying about hiding nuts, making sure that all is in order for winter. I can easily get caught up in ensuring…

The Truth about HOW and Creativity

The Truth about HOW and Creativity

Here’s the truth: HOW is not that important. In many cases, thinking too much about HOW can actually block the creative process and get you stuck. When presented with an issue, most of us default to something we have been taught, a specific approach that worked in the past. But what happens when this approach…

They Say Frescoe Has “Leadership Presence” – Why?

They Say Frescoe Has “Leadership Presence” – Why?

Frescoe strolled into the arena, glanced briefly at the group, and proceeded to explore the space while sniffing the ground. The group was riveted to his every move. They had not met him before, but I asked them to describe his personality based on what they were observing and feeling. “He’s confident.” “Sure of himself.”…