Connected Leadership and Purpose (Series Ep. 1)


Host Dale Dixon and TCL Facilitator and author Dr. Francis Eberle talk today about the importance of defining purpose as a leader. Francis outlines why leaders must engage their employees to help lead, and the importance of organizational purpose as it relates to your team. He gives the four parts of the Connected Leadership model, which he discusses in his recent book, as well as tips for figuring out your own personal purpose.

Making Small Adjustments for Small Changes


By Jill Morris and Steve Morris

When you drive a car, sail a boat, or fly an airplane, you are constantly making small adjustments in the steering to deal with shifts in wind, current, other traffic and road conditions. You must do the same when small changes occur in your environment that impact expectations. You are accountable for driving that clarity whether you are a manager or not.

Why Self-Objectivity Matters in the Workplace


By Mindy Bortness

One of the most difficult things to achieve in the workplace is gaining objectivity, especially when it comes to self. Every individual is saddled with years of experiences, biases, and self-perceptions that make it difficult to look inward, and at others, for who they really are.

How Are You Showing Up?


By Jalene Case

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.” You’ve no doubt heard this popular quote by Woody Allen. But I would add that how you show up matters. Your interactions with others, and even with yourself, can shift from ineffectively blah to purposefully engaged when you’re thoughtful about how you show up. It’s palpable to everyone in the room.

Prepare Employees to Look to the Future


By Dr. Evans Baiya

Without imagination, innovation stalls in the present. Futuristic thinking is a critical skill for everyone—business owners, leaders, veteran team members, and new hires alike. Without it, teams can’t imagine what the organization will look like in five, 10, or 20 years. They can’t imagine their future customers, sources of revenue, competitors, or even what it will be like to work at the organization.

How To Make Connections Count In A Hyper-Connected World


Dr. Francis Eberle,, August 2021

The bevy of digital connection options that got many of us through isolation during the pandemic has caused a distinct shift in the way we work. These enhanced connection methods created an increase in the trend of constant connection. As a leader, you may feel required to be plugged into an email, internal communication systems, social media platforms, your telephone, and professional networks. You might feel like there is no off button.

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