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Jamey Rootes’ Winning Game Plan
Wouldn’t it be great to have a coach helping to call plays that would make you a better leader? Growing up in the UCLA heydays of John Wooden coaching unprecedented national champions, I wished he were my coach. I knew it would have made me a better player (that and...
How Process Drives Culture and Magnifies Engagement
Don’t Make Up the Story
Just when you think you are on a roll, hopefully, someone puts a mirror up to your face. I took on a project to analyze leadership development principles with Allen Austin, one of the top executive search firms in the US. As I was preparing for a call with the CEO of...
Success Requires More Than Focus
I looked back over previous postings and had an epiphany. A central theme evolved centered on “focus”. Is our action goal-achieving or tension-relieving? Are we mission ready? Do we have clarity of the Next Step? Are you raising the bar? It dawned on me that was...
Fake News or False Focus
Numbers continue to flood the internet, attempting to capture our attention on the heavy burden the constriction in the market has caused. The numbers paint a dim picture 30 million unemployment claims 14% unemployment This is not fake news. Families are being...
Searching for Connection
My father, Joe, was a tremendous force in my life. As a little boy, I couldn’t wait to see the door open when he returned home from his seven-on seven-off schedule of working offshore. He would kiss Mom, then reach down and unwrap my arms from his tree-trunk...
Unleash the Power of And and How
I joined Steverson & Company to change the world of recruiting. Asked to start up a new division with just a desk, phone and computer sounded invigorating. After only 10 weeks I found myself blessed with a ton of job openings to fill. End of the day, Tommie...
What Makes a Company Progressive?
The fog of war. For me scenes from Saving Private Ryan, Hacksaw Ridge, We Were Soldiers are the closest I’ve been to a battlefield. The chaos of battle blurs vision, impairing the decision-making process of both leaders and the boots on the ground. Not to be...
Can You Create Energy?
I made a slide for a virtual presentation I'm doing next Tuesday that keeps running around in my head. The new norm: average and normal will not create enough energy to turn the tide we are all facing. As the business marketplace experienced massive...
Is Today Someday?
Someday…I will… How many times have I made that statement? I’m not talking about procrastination which I can be a master at. I’m talking about good ideas that one day I’ll get to. Something that needs to be done but while important, it’s not urgent (at...
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