Good leaders can look back on their lives and identify specific people, and specific moments when someone helped them see the possibilities in their leadership. For me, there have been several. One of the most significant conversations was with Mark Bergman. You may know him as the inventor of the HANDy Paint Pail. He sparked "what's possible" in me, and we wrote a book together.
So the next time you think your work is hard, imagine this: Standing in front of your Board of Directors, your immediate boss gives your part of the global project a "vote of no confidence." So how would you turn it around? Continue reading and watch the overview video.
Jennifer Myster can pinpoint the day she gave up her Superhero quest to please others and started living her own life. While interviewing for her current job as president of Buffalo Hospital, she was asked: “How do you have fun at work?” Wham! That was the gut punch that changed her life. Jennifer Myster is the speaker at the Good Leadership Breakfast this Friday. My prediction: her presentation may be...
With two toddlers and a recent promotion, Sara Koch’s life as a good leader is sometimes overwhelming. At Lutheran Social Service, Sara oversees seniors who volunteer to support other seniors and children around the Twin Cities. One day, Sara asked one of those volunteers, an elderly woman from the Soviet Union, what motivates her.
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.”
We all need a personal strategy to de-stress. For Katie French, Administrative Fellow at Regions Hospital, her sanctuary is in nature - and while she’s out there, she’s frequently thinking about how to keep improving her Seven Fs Wheel.
At some point in our lives, our points of pride are no longer about our individual accomplishments. Gary Spears, IT Director at Medtronic and recent graduate of Good Leadership Training, explains where his most meaningful leadership moments come from.
Stephanie Franciscus took our Personal Visioning exercise seriously – and she’s on fire. As the Director of Sales Effectiveness at Medica, Stephanie was a star graduate of the Good Leadership Training program this spring. She’s someone who role models positivity and is always working to improve her Seven Fs Wheel, explaining: “I owe it to myself to create the life I want.”
Nothing significant is ever accomplished alone. Healthy relationships are the bricks & mortar; steel & glass, of good leadership. And when the raw materials are glued together by good leaders who work together with good intentions...great things are possible! Four years ago, I sent an email to Kevin Warren, then chief legal counsel of the Minnesota Vikings, asking if he would be a speaker at the Good Leadership Breakfast...
The entire state of Minnesota is planning a party. A huge, warm, wintry party in partnership with the National Football League called the 2018 Super Bowl. And like every other good party, someone has to be in charge: that's why I'm so happy to introduce you to our speaker for the Good Leadership breakfast this Friday...