Good Leaders: How are you setting goals this week?

Last night at a dinner party, one of our friends casually made the comment to another: "You should put that into your goals for the new year." He and I made eyes across the room because just hours earlier, we had discussed our goals for the new year. Together, we agreed to use the framework of The Seven Fs for 2017. Here's the framework, described in detail to help you:

Good Leaders: How does your fitness feel today?

I don't know if this wives tale is true or not: Did you know the average American gains one pound per year for the rest of their lives after the age of 40? That's crazy! But now that I think of it...I'm 53 years old, and I weigh 17 pounds more than I did when I was 40. That sucks. What will I look like 20 years from now?

Good Leaders: How could a new weekly routine help you?

Elizabeth Grande is asking you: When was the last time you completed a Seven Fs Wheel? Elizabeth is a Sales Specialist at Thomson Reuters and a Bikram yoga instructor, and she recommends using the Seven Fs Wheel weekly. “It helps me match my time, money, and effort with my values and goals.”

Good Leaders: Who is teaching you?

Learning something new is good! The Good Leadership team went Curling for the holidays. Who would have thought learning Curling could be so much fun?! The Good Leadership team joyfully discovered the ancient sport of Curling last week. More important: just as air, water and a good night's rest are important...we were all reminded how important learning something new is to [...]

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Good Leaders: What is your liberating mindset?

If you ask Albert how to get to Carnegie Hall, he might say practice...or he might just say, radiate goodness! Most people would think that founding a nationally recognized, award-winning singing group would be the pinnacle of a career. Most people are not Albert Jordan. Albert wanted to make sure music was always a source of joy, and never [...]

Good Leaders: How are you navigating uncertainty?

Julie Mattson radiates goodness by focusing on being her whole self at work and at home. Julie Mattson has a tough job: she’s an HR manager at Katun Corporation; a company in the uncertainty of a CEO search. Her goals are to make sure that employees feel supported and receive clear communication. Achieving those goals requires fairness and positivity; [...]

Good Leaders: What would make you reboot your life?

John and Cristina got engaged this month after crossing the finish line of Grandma's Marathon. Two years ago co-founder of OrangeBall Creative, John Gamades, lived through significant upheaval: he got divorced, became a single dad, and was launching his own company. “I'm grateful today, because the Good Leadership philosophy played a huge role in rebuilding who I am as [...]

Good Leaders: What makes you happy?

My team of (L to R) Ross Bernstein, Dan McGinty, me and Mark Jordahl won the Bobby Jones Classic Team Fashion award at the 24th Annual Knicker Open benefitting the Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities. This morning I'm happy. More so than other days. Because yesterday we hosted the Knicker Open charity golf tournament for [...]

Good Leaders: Who helps you grow?

George Broostin posed with me at the Good Leadership Training graduation ceremonies. What a handsome guy! The theme for my summer blogs this year is growth: I love watching people grow. At Good Leadership Enterprises our business is to accelerate growth in good leaders. Over the next ten weeks you will meet people who are radiating goodness every [...]

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