Leadership Anchors

In climbing, the “lead” is first to climb, setting the route or path for others to follow. Along the way, the lead places or uses “anchors”, points of attachment that provide “protection” for the lead and those that follow, freeing all to use their talents and skills more confidently through the climb.

Our Leadership Anchors are habits and hacks you can use to establish a foundation for your leadership. With the right anchors in place, you and your team have the security to apply everyone's unique talents, energies, and style to the challenge of delivering results reliably in a challenging environment.

Click on the articles listed below for ideas, tips, and tools you can use right now.

Take Me to Your Leader

Are you a leader? How do you know? To find a leader, most look up the organization chart to those with titles like supervisor, manager, or executive. Experience though teaches most leaders an key lesson: being the "boss" doesn’t make anyone a leader. Read More

Building a Performance Culture

The performance potential of a team is a function of the team's culture. The roots of that culture are found in the connections members feel to the results intended and with each other. Culture building is the work of leaders like you. Read More

Staying Connected

Sustaining quality relationships with team members is challenging, especially with a remote team. Out of sight is too easily out of mind. To make these connections happen, schedule regular, one on one meetings, then asking the right questions. Read More

Leading a Remote Team

Remote work can be challenging, especially for leaders. You must be ready to act when you see problems that corrode the coordination and collaboration essential to performing together. These tips will help you be more proactive when your team needs attention. Read More