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Here’s why every great leader needs a devils advocate…

Once again, I’ve written another post to share a leadership strategy that directly contradicts some of our most common leadership ...
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My second letter to my beautiful daughter, Isabella Rose.

Dear Isabella Rose, I can’t believe you are six months old already. My entire life I’ve heard people say how ...
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Guest post from Tina Martin: The Top Apps to Free Up Time While Running Your Business

A few weeks ago, a follower of this blog named Tina Martin, reached out to me and asked if she ...
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If you’ve ever felt like giving up, read this…

One of the harshest realties that we must face in life is that regardless of how difficult things may be ...
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What is emergent leadership and why is it so important?

On the first day of basic training I learned a valuable lesson about why authority only gets you so far ...
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Why should leaders eat last?

A harsh reality of the world that we live in today is that a large majority of people in leadership ...
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Here’s why loyalty is a rare commodity in today’s world…

Gold might be rare but can you guess what’s more rare than gold in today’s world? Loyalty. Whether we are ...
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As leaders, here’s why it’s important to know when to lead from a distance…

Some of the best leadership advice I received throughout my time in the Army contradicted every leadership instinct that I’ve ...
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My first letter to my beautiful daughter.

Dear Isabella Rose, As corny as it may sound, my entire life I’ve dreamed of my first Father’s Day as ...
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A second anniversary letter to my wife, Kelsey Rose.

Dear Kelsey Rose, Happy second Anniversary! It’s hard to believe it’s been two years already. It feels like yesterday when ...
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Here’s why leadership isn’t meant for everyone…

Arguably, one of the greatest (and also the worst) parts of leadership is that everyone turns to you in their ...
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A thank you letter to my fallen brothers

Dear Chris and Stan, First, let me start by saying that I miss you both tremendously.  It’s been over a ...
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What could yard work possibly teach me about leadership?

How is it possible that I learned one of life’s greatest leadership lessons from doing yard work as a kid? ...
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It’s time to embrace the “good idea fairy”…

Why is it that so many leaders in today’s world view unsolicited input from those they lead as a threat ...
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Hell yes I’m nervous to be a dad! Here’s why…

As many of you already know, my wife Kelsey Rose and I are expecting our first child (a daughter) in ...
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Here’s what happens when we apply one of life’s simplest lessons to our leadership approach but…in reverse order.

As I’m sure is the same for many of you, my parents constantly stressed the importance of one of life’s ...
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Stop running from conflict. In fact, it’s time to embrace it.

If your childhood was anything like mine then you’ve likely heard the phrases “take the high road” and “be the ...
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Is being “too kind” as a leader a bad thing?

A few years ago, during my time in the Army, one of my fellow soldiers told me that my biggest ...
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In such a complex world, simple leadership is often the better choice. Here’s why…

Among the many of father’s famous soundbites, lies one of my all-time favorites; Less is More.  I must admit that ...
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Oh how the times have changed for leaders…

Contrary to popular opinion, the millennial generation is full of motivated people who can have profound impacts on the people, ...
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Here’s why authority should NOT be a major component of leadership…

When you think of a leader who’s the first person that comes to mind?  Most likely you think of a ...
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As a leader, being the one to save the day isn’t always a good thing. Here’s why!

Last year, one of my team members came into my office and said, “Tim, I hope you are wearing your ...
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Here’s why leadership is a privilege…

The biggest mistake I’ve made as a leader is taking for granted what an honor it is to be in ...
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What makes personal accountability so rare?

Why is accountability such a rarity in todays world?  It seems like everywhere we look there is someone blaming someone ...
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Here’s why your individual performance as a leader doesn’t mean S$!@…

Here’s a simple truth of leadership…Your individual performance as a leader means nothing if the team you lead fails.  As ...
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Who are our “Leadership Proteges” vs. our “Serial Complainers”?

One of the most valuable lessons I’ve come to learn as a leader is that in the moment when the ...
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Here’s why the best leaders pick and choose their battles wisely…

One of the biggest struggles I faced when returning home from the military was adjusting to the insignificance of being ...
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As leader’s, we can’t forget to acknowledge progress.

The first thing I see every morning when I walk out the door is a cane hanging from the self ...
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Expectations are EVERYTHING…

Don’t miss this weeks post about how powerful the expectations that we set as leaders are for those we lead! ...
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Expectations are EVERYTHING…

If you expect your followers to do things that you yourself are not willing to do as a leader – ...
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