Give a Damn!

Do yourself and everyone around you a favor: Give a damn! Whatever you choose to do today, tomorrow, over the weekend, and next week, care enough to give it your all. Not 10 or 20 or 50, or even 70 percent; give it 100 percent. Or save yourself and others the aggravation to have to follow up […]

Twenty Behaviors – The Unrecognizable You!

Marshall Goldsmith is the number one executive coach in the world. He’s also a mentor and has certified many of us on his Stakeholder-Centered Coaching methodology. I’ve read his best-selling book, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, three times, and I keep returning to chapter four on The Twenty Habits. The corporate world is […]

Pat Lencioni On Being The Leader You Were Built to Be

Stuck, frustrated, grumpy. It’s not an uncommon feeling for any late-career leader at a mid-sized or small firm (or even a big one). Most of us just accept it and “push through.” But when Pat Lencioni, the bestselling author of business classics including The Five Dysfunctions of a Team and The Advantage, got that feeling a couple of years ago, […]

Nour on Crisis Leadership and Forging Forward – Set To Lead Podcast

I was delighted to be a guest on the Set to Lead Podcast with Mary Ann Samedi, where we had a great conversation on uncovering new growth opportunities even amid the crisis. As always, welcome your thoughts. I’ll also post further discussions in our Nour Forum community. Join us (free) for exclusive content, resources, and […]