The Gas Tank Analogy

The Gas Tank Analogy

What happens to our bodies and our brains when we feel angry and stressed? What happens when we feel frustrated? We know that anger is caused by fear, frustration, or pain, and that pain can be emotional pain. Let’s talk about how our bodies react when stress and...
VPMOSA and Its Benefits

VPMOSA and Its Benefits

In our busy and demanding world, here’s a foundational leadership tool that helps guide both your long-term as well as short-term goals. We call it the VPMOSA. I’d like you to consider writing down your VPMOSA, which is your Vision, Purpose, Mission, Objectives,...
VMPOSA: Your Mission in Life

VMPOSA: Your Mission in Life

To break constraints that hold us back, we have to identify, exploit, subordinate, elevate. Often, in any kind of organization, the constraints are consistent. They can be communication, poor leadership, lack of cash flow, operational expenses being too high. If we...
Thoughts, Feelings, Actions (TFA)

Thoughts, Feelings, Actions (TFA)

Our thoughts, feelings, and actions, what we call TFA, drive the way we think, the way we feel, and the way we act.   Transformation Is a Process  If we are really going to be transformational leaders, let’s remember that transformation is a process. It...
What High Performing Teams Look Like

What High Performing Teams Look Like

What does a high performing team look like? Two important elements make up a high performing team. They are high individual performers and healthy relationships. Below is a circle graph that represents high performing teams. The circle is divided into four quadrants...
VSTTEELE and High Performing Teams

VSTTEELE and High Performing Teams

What makes a high-performing team or what we call a stage five team? The first element is high individual performers and number two is healthy relationships. Many times, we as leaders have people on our teams who are not performing at high levels or who have unhealthy...