You work with a great team. You’re all running hard toward your goals, but lately people seem to be flagging. As a leader, you want to step up to reinvigorate them. But you don’t want it to be empty fluff or surface-level rah-rahs. Are there concrete ways to encourage your team effectively?
About Michael and Megan
You’re running on empty without much gas left in the tank. You can see your performance slipping and your creativity dwindling. But how can you take time off when there’s so much to do? Won’t you just regret it when you come back to hundreds of emails in your inbox?
The horror stories of succession are many. Micro-management. Complete abandonment. Disorganized handoffs. Undermined authority. Even downright sabotage. It’s the stuff of nightmares—enough to fill anyone with dread.
Feeling like a slave to your calendar is exhausting. Running from one activity to the next and working long hours is a recipe for burnout—which undermines your well-being and performance.
You have so many tasks on your list every day. You swing between saying yes to everything and getting overwhelmed and then saying no to everything and becoming legalistic. How do you determine what is essential for your optimal performance?
You’re building your business but feel lost in the thick of things. You know it’s valuable to pause and think big picture, but you’re not sure how or where to begin. You don’t want to waste time spinning your wheels. What are the most important areas to focus on? And what is proven to have […]
You’re a high achiever who can’t seem to find enough hours in the day. You don’t want to sacrifice your personal life in the pursuit of career success, but you also don’t want to lay down your professional ambitions. Can you really have both at the same time?
Work is out of control. You’re always busy and always on, even when you’re at home with your family. But it feels like something you can’t help. Or maybe even something you can’t let go of. What’s really going on?
You’ve heard over and over that the key to success is to work harder and longer than everyone else—but you do so at the expense of your health and your loved ones. Or, perhaps you’ve determined the cost isn’t worth it. So you seek out a better sense of well-being but pump the brakes on […]
Your company is producing strong results, but your team seems weary. The success of yesterday unintentionally gets lost in the grind of today. How do you rejuvenate your people to continue on and even reach for new goals?
Sometimes it feels like the cards are stacked against you. The unforeseen obstacles standing between you and your goal seem insurmountable. You don’t want to give up, but you don’t know how to move forward. Never has that felt truer for many than during the pandemic.
You’ve earned the promotion and the respect of your peers. To the people around you, you’ve “made it.” But lately, you feel like you’re coasting, or maybe idling in place. And you have a nagging feeling that there must be something more out there.