Lessons from the U.S. Women’s Ski Team

The most recent Olympics provide an opportunity to celebrate a couple of amazing performances and see directly how they relate to individual performance inside a team environment.  The gold medal earned by Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall show that focus on effort, process and team culture can bring historic results.

Get Comfortable with Discomfort

Get Comfortable with Discomfort

A couple of weeks ago, I competed in the Tuscobia Winter Ultramarathon.  I rode in the 80 mile bike race in northern Wisconsin.  The temperature hovered around zero Fahrenheit during the day, but as the sun went down, it dropped quickly to about -20.  I didn’t...

Exploring the “Why”

  In his incredibly popular TedX talk, “Start with Why” Simon Sinek says “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.”  That’s as true in leading people as it is in selling products or services.  People want to know our...