first impression

Creating a Positive Impression

No do-overs! Make the most of your one chance to make a positive first impression.

Did you know you are pre-programmed to think a certain way when you first meet…

centering questions

Leadership Tips with Mike Nally: Centering Questions

Tips, insight, and techniques for current and aspiring leaders to become extraordinary leaders at all levels of their organization.

Have you ever felt like a conversation was going nowhere? Watch…

Resiliency Matters

Resiliency matters (because nothing in life is perfect)

Resiliency: Your ability to be a good leader in an imperfect environment, not trying to create the perfect environment to be a good leader.

Resiliency is what keeps us on…


Leverage your leadership temperament: What famous leader do you identify with?

The answer may depend on the particular temperament you’re born with.

Your temperament is the combination of your mental, physical and emotional traits—your natural predisposition. Temperament governs how…


As a leader, how high are you setting the accountability bar?

The leader is the high bar of the group. Very few times is the team going to be more accountable than you.

If you expect good people to follow you…

The leader you are–or will be–is a choice. Your choice!

How comfortable are you with being uncomfortable? 

So much of our day-to-day life as leaders doesn’t involve (consciously) making choices about how to be a great leader. We start each…


Leadership quotes for success

Inspiring quotes about success and leadership from authors, executives, activists, political leaders, and motivational speakers. 

The leader you are–or will be–is a choice. Your choice! A great place to start…

team training

Teams in sync: The power of training teams together

Training leadership teams or work teams as a group can magnify results.

How do you select people to participate in training? Sometimes employers let their people self-select, choosing from a…

working from home

Are your people working from home? Training should be part of their toolkit

Moving from on-site to remote working tests everyone’s ability to manage themselves and others. The right training can make all the difference.

You don’t need us to tell you about…


What kinds of results can executive coaching lead to?

Executive coaching is an individually focused development tool that also provides business results.

When you invest in executive coaching, you’re making a relatively short-term investment with long-term payoffs, both for…