Book Summary: Powerful

Great read, full of radical concepts and principles to build a culture and environment where people have the power and responsibility to perform at their best and produce amazing results.

I hope you enjoy!

Focus on Results (What > How)

A mentor of mine shared an interesting piece of advice on managing others. It went: “When managing others, focus on the results that you want done, not how you want the work done.” This piece of advice is useful for a number of reasons: It scopes your focus on tangible, business outcomes. It empowers your…

Startup Lessons: Management (6-10)

I had the opportunity to manage an intern (and potential full time hire) during the last months of 2014. Here are some of the lessons I learned as a Manager & Mentor… — On Gaining Buy-In & Managing Expectations   Don’t Forget to Check In with Stakeholders. They’re making the hiring decision. Don’t wait until…

Startup Lessons: Management (1-5)

I had the opportunity to manage an intern (and potential full time hire) during the last months of 2014. Here are some of the lessons I learned as a Manager & Mentor… — On Supporting Your Intern to Deliver Great Work   Provide More Direction. Guide efforts towards the most meaningful problems. The experience that…

Leadership Lessons from ILEAD

I’ve had the opportunity to be a part of ILEAD, a series of Leadership Working Groups and Certificate Programs in the past and I’d like to share the 3 most important lessons that have helped me evolve into the person I am today.   #1 Leadership Is a Privilege, not a Right We often think that because…