In each episode of this series, Todd takes you on a mini road trip to deliver leadership wisdom and inspire you to lead yourself and others well. Today, in Episode 3: Relish the Scenery, Todd encourages leaders to be more aware of the positive things that are happening around them as they move through the day.Read More →

In each episode of this new video series, Todd takes you on a mini road trip to deliver leadership wisdom and inspire you to lead yourself and others well. Today, in Episode 2: Lane Awareness, Todd discusses the importance of knowing what lane you’re in as a leader by learning the goals of the people around you, keeping up withRead More →

In each episode of this new video series, Todd takes you on a mini road trip to deliver leadership wisdom and inspire you to lead yourself and others well. Today, in Episode 1: Inspiring Destination, learn the importance of knowing your destination before you start, and sharing it with others.Read More →

We loaded up the mini-van and took the five kids to San Antonio, Texas for our family vacation this past May. One of our first activities was Aquatica, the SeaWorld water park. We started out at the wave pool and then ventured our way to our first waterslide, Stingray Falls. We were drawn there by the enticing photos and catchyRead More →

THIS BLOG POST IS CONTRIBUTED BY JIM DAVIS, A LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIST AND FACILITATOR WITH LEADERSHIP INNOVATIONS. You were wrong. Flat out wrong. You promised right, but it turned left. You planned for up, but it went down. This hire was “The One”, but they left after three months. No doubt about it…wrong! So, what now? Here are some ofRead More →

This blog post is contributed by Dana Schwartz, a Leadership Strategist, Coach, and Facilitator with Leadership Innovations. Search the web for “fear of failure” and you’ll find a multitude of links to articles – from inspirational quotes and simple ways to overcome it to neurological descriptions of the brain’s response to fear. As a Leadership Coach, I am intrigued to learnRead More →

My friend Eric competed in American Ninja Warriors this past week in Indianapolis. Because of the secrecy rules for television shows of this nature, the outcome is currently unknown. Eric has been dreaming and preparing for this moment for almost a year while battling stage four cancer. In fact, he has been fighting cancer for several years and keeps beatingRead More →

It’s go time! It’s time to go! Let’s go, it’s time! Time is a powerful influence on our lives. It dictates working, eating, sleeping, exercising, socializing, and really every part of our lives. Time causes us to feel stressed or focused. It tells us if we are good (on time) or bad (late). Time challenges us to go faster andRead More →

My day started out completely unfocused and demotivated. It felt like walking through six-inches of mud in high top tennis shoes. (Yes, I have done that.) I would like to blame it on daylight savings, but that would be deflecting the truth of the choices I made leading up to this morning. As I struggled to get focused and findRead More →