Monthly Archives August 2016

(Only) 4 Reasons for Poor Performance (Ever)

No one sets out to fail. No child sets out to fail in school. No employee is intentionally checked out and underperforming at work. Something causes that behavior. If kids aren’t performing in school, there are three possible reasons: a learning disability, an attention deficit, or an emotional disturbance. Find out which one it is and you can help that student learn. If someone isn’t performing at work, there are only four possible reasons ever. If you’re a leader, then finding out which one it is and helping the person to address it is your job. Your first thought shouldn’t

9 Rules for Life (and Leadership)

We all want to get the most out of life. We all want to achieve great things. We all want to be known as strong leaders. I’ve got good news and I’ve got bad news. First, the good news. Here are nine simple rules that lead to a productive and fulfilling life. Now, the bad news. These nine rules are also challenging. It will take a daily commitment to remember and practice these simple, yet challenging rules. There are no short-cuts. To see the view from the top of the hill, you’ve got to make the climb. Oh, by the