Posts by Jeff Lesher

May 31, 2016 Jeff Lesher

The Single, Best Way to Keep A-Players On Your Team

The latest reboot of the Gallup insight that at least 50% of people who leave their jobs quit their managers comes from the voice of Travis Bradberry, an author and professional focused on emotional intelligence. In his article,

May 5, 2016 Jeff Lesher

How to Use Mirrors and Curtains to Harness the [Hidden] Power of Words

There’s an amazing video (The Power of Words) that captures the impact we can create by being thoughtful about how we say, what we say. I’ve received many compliments from clients, colleagues, and friends for my choice of words...

May 5, 2016 Jeff Lesher

“Oh, for God’s Sake!” – 4 Critical Indicators to Help You Come to Grips with the Fact It’s Time to Part Ways

Over the years, I’ve worked hard to provide good counsel to a myriad of smart, talented, and successful leaders. One of the areas of greatest consternation we’ve encountered together is getting the leader to come to grips with...

May 5, 2016 Jeff Lesher

When Life is an Illusion, Try This to Fight the [Damn] Shortcut Delusion

We’re only days into the New Year, which means we’re only a few days away from Resolution Failure Day. Then, it’s on to the Regretful Tuesday, Shoulder Shrug Sunday, and back to the same ol’, same ol’. That is, if we continue to...

May 5, 2016 Jeff Lesher

Why this Gritty, World-Changing Company is Happy to “Screw Up Their Coffee”

The following blog was co-authored by eQ's Jeff Lesher and, the COO of Glassman Wealth, Gabe Muller  We are terrifically lucky to be able to work with Barry Glassman, Gabe Muller, and the entire team at Glassman Wealth Services...

May 5, 2016 Jeff Lesher

The Single, Most Powerful Tactic eQ Uses to Break the Mold of Your One-Size-Fits-All Solution

  The definition of definition In our business, the essence of creating value for our clients resides within our ability to help them define what their purpose is (vision), how they need to act in order to create the impact they...

May 5, 2016 Jeff Lesher

SMART Goals: How to Create and Measure Accountability

I’ve been at this organizational performance thing for a while, and (as in everything) setting SMART goals remains among the greatest struggles. Many companies and their leaders wrestle with the Three Bears approach to goal...

May 5, 2016 Jeff Lesher

3 Essential Actions to Finally Start Turning Leadership Traction Into Liftoff

Actions speak louder than words, especially in a world where “do as I say, not as I do” is far too common. You’d think the preferable option would be obvious to anyone talented enough to rise to a level of leadership, but that...

May 5, 2016 Jeff Lesher

What Is Your Leadership Identity and Why Does It Matter?

Identity is in the news. Caitlyn Jenner and Rachel Dolezal are just two examples of people choosing who they are. Our reactions to those choices vary. The direct impact their choices have on us is limited, if it exists at all....