Lead with the Ask

Great leaders are motivated to make change, drive innovation and fix problems. But it’s important not to get bogged down on the front end with a million details. Define the need, make a...

Casting a Big Vision—Minus the Apprehension

As a leader, it is your job to motivate and excite your team. Part of that means casting a big vision—but it’s what you do afterward that makes it successful or not. You must be able to walk your...

The most effective R&D: Ripoff & Duplicate

Great leaders learn to R&D effectively. No, not Research & Develop. Ripoff & Duplicate! I learned this concept from Cameron Herold, former COO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK, and have applied it with...

The Biggest Career Hack for Recent Grads

It’s that time of year again. Young adults are graduating from high school and college and starting the next chapter of their lives. For those newly entering the workforce, I’d love to give two...