Leaders Change Lives

I've worked at Journeys a long time. I've got asked why 1000 times. I've had a few different answers over the years, but now when someone asks me why I love it at Journeys, the true reason comes out of my mouth naturally, effortlessly, and POWERFULLY. My answer... "The leadership. Yeah, I love shoes. Yeah, Journeys … Continue reading Leaders Change Lives

Get the Results You Want!

Good Tuesday Morning! "If you’re not getting the results you want, change what you’re doing." -Adam Robinson You’d think that would be obvious. You would think people would pivot, or they would change, but they don’t. They do more of the same. They double down on what they’ve already done. They try harder. Or... They … Continue reading Get the Results You Want!

Leaders Don’t Motivate, They Inspire (and the difference between the 2)

A long time ago I had a conversation with a DM about motivating people. They had this big explanation as to why it was SO important. At the end of the explanation, I aggressively disagreed... I don't motivate. I don't teach others how to motivate. It's not our job, and it's not an effective form of leadership. Let me explain...

Two Things That Got Me Here (The Lesson)

Good Tuesday Morning!! So, at the end of every interview I ask, "What questions do you have for us?" Last week, a gentleman named Devin asked me... "What was the thing you focused on that helped you be successful?" Good question, right? So what was my answer? I said... "100 things had to happen, including hard … Continue reading Two Things That Got Me Here (The Lesson)

The Law of The Lid | John Maxwell | 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

The Law of the Lid: Leadership Ability Determines a Person's Level of Effectiveness The Law of the Lid helps others understand the value of leadership. The lower an individuals ability to lead, the lower the lid on his potential. The higher an individuals ability to lead, the higher the lid on his potential. The McDonald Brothers … Continue reading The Law of The Lid | John Maxwell | 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership