Developing Your Level Of Influence

Developing Your Level Of Influence By Jon- Leadership in business (as in life) is complex. There is no magical formula that makes one a leader. However there are many things that every leader does, that not only makes others want to follow, but also influences others to emulate, which makes a stronger business unit overall. Here are a few traits I recognize in...

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Morality in Sports and business

Morality in Sports and business From Rhod: An odd title for a blog but it it’s something I feel compelled to write about. I recently saw the “Lance Armstrong” documentary on HBO and was captivated by it. It roused some interesting questions in my own mind. Before I continue let it be known for the record that I personally do not advocate the use of any...

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Development

We live in a wondrous age, where with one device I can talk and text, browse the Internet and take pictures. If I so desire, I can instantly upload my photos to Instagram, Facebook, Pintrest or any other social media outlet and they can potentially be seen by millions of people. I am going to date myself, but I remember a day when we used cameras loaded with...

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Step Off The Line

Step Off The Line By Jon- One of the many exercises we do with our Leadership and Team Development clients is an exercise that tests the group’s courage and willingness to share something very personal about themselves with their team. The evolution is called the line game. We have the team stand in a line in complete silence, shoulder to shoulder and we ask...

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The Unknown

The Unknown From Rhod: I was recently contacted by the CEO of a company to see if I was available to talk to his executive team who he thought would benefit from “a rousing the troops” type of speech. Now usually for these sorts of engagements I have plenty of time to prepare and I feel I have the whole thing pretty dialed in when the time comes to deliver....

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