Are You Encouraging People to Make Mistakes?

By Randy Mayes / October 25, 2022

By Tyler Head Are You Encouraging People to Make Mistakes? If not, it is unlikely that your business will be around 10 years from now. Psychological Safety – the room and space to take risks and make mistakes without fear or shame is vital to producing the kind of innovation it will take to keep […]

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You Are Dead In The Water Without Trust

By Randy Mayes / October 11, 2022

By Tyler Head This is part three of Leading with Heart. In our previous insight, we discussed the importance of engaging with your own vulnerability as the act of “Laying the First Stone.” Vulnerability is the first of the three facets of “Leading with Heart.” Part 1 introduced this critical differentiator for businesses that want […]

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Laying The First Stone

By Randy Mayes / September 27, 2022

By Tyler Head Building a bridge takes more courage than jumping off a cliff. In our previous insight, we discussed the power of “leading with heart” and laid out a few key characteristics, including vulnerability, cultivating psychological safety, and developing high-trust relationships. Next, we introduced expert resources we will be referring to throughout this Insight […]

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Will You Bridge The Gap?

By Randy Mayes / September 13, 2022

By Tyler Head In this insight and the following couple, we will discuss the power of leading with heart and warn you about the cost it has or could incur on your organization should you neglect it. Leading with heart includes characteristics like vulnerability, cultivating psychological safety, and developing high-trust relationships, among others. We will […]

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The Human Connection – Being Fully Human Makes You a Better Leader

By Randy Mayes / August 23, 2022

By Tyler Head In the last insight, we told the story of a coach who made a conscious effort to connect with his players and coaches, even as the organization grew. In case you missed it, you can read the full article here. His impact was felt throughout the league. However, maybe shaking the hands […]

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By Randy Mayes / August 9, 2022

By Tyler Head What does it look like to participate in your organization?  As your company grows, what does it look like to stay involved with what really matters?   As the distance between you and the day-to-day operations increases over time, how can you meaningfully stay in the game?   I once heard a story of […]

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Squeaky Brakes—Wherever You Go There You Are

By Randy Mayes / June 29, 2022

Early last week, I was driving through town as the sun set, windows rolled down, taking in the multiple shades of orange painted across the sky. As I slowly came to a stop, I heard a faint squeaking. I looked around and saw a couple of other cars also stopping—confident that that squeaky noise was […]

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With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

By Randy Mayes / June 14, 2022

Uncle Ben said it best in Spiderman: “With great power comes great responsibility.” If you are reading this, he was talking to you. You have the authority to change the narrative in the hallways of your organization. You have the platform to speak into this cultural moment through both your actions and words. You have […]

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Lightning and Thunder: How your curiosity as a leader can serve you and your people better

By Randy Mayes / May 24, 2022

A couple of days ago, as I was driving across town, I peered over my steering wheel. I was captivated by the lightning that flashed vividly in the distance. Lightning is a magnificent and scary thing all at once. In a moment, it eradicates darkness. In the next, it is gone—shortly after comes a deafening […]

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Do Your People Resemble Chickens?

By Randy Mayes / May 10, 2022

Traditionally, purpose has been used as a means to an end, a tool in which organization leaders will scream and shout from the rooftops, yet very few people outside of the creator(s) of this statement can even care enough to look at it twice. Just because your organization’s purpose statement is plastered across your company […]

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