What Does an Elevated Leader Look Like?

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Elevated leaders are leaders who operate on a higher plane than most leaders. These leaders are positively transformational. In Good to Great, Jim Collins calls them “Level 5 Leaders.” In Multipliers, Liz Wiseman calls them just that: “Multipliers.” Often, the best leaders we can think of fall into this category. Historically, it is people Abraham […]

The Four Sets of Mindsets – Are Your Mindsets Self-Protecting or Empowering?

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While there are many different mindsets that are “out there,” there are four sets of mindsets that have 30+ years of research backing, indicating that they foundationally shape how we think, learn, and behave. Each set contains a negative mindset and a positive mindset, each representing a pole along a continuum: In what follows, I will […]

The Science Behind Shifting Your Mindsets

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A poor description of “mindsets” is that they are a “state of mind.” A better description of “mindsets” is that they are mental lenses that cause us to see the world in unique ways.” The most accurate description of “mindsets” is that they are neural connections that operate as our brain’s circuit board, directing how […]

The 3 Foundational Jobs of Mindsets

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To many, mindsets are a fluffy concept dealing with our state of mind. While few would say that mindsets are unimportant, the reality is that few people take mindsets as seriously as they should. The reason why we should take mindsets more seriously is because they are truly foundational to everything we do. This becomes […]

High Octane Mindsets – Online Course

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Do you feel stuck? Like you are on a hamster wheel, giving incredible effort, but yet not making any significant progress toward your goals and dreams? Or simply, do you just feel like there is more to life than you are currently living? I have been both places! And, when I was there, I blamed […]

Agility Quotient

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(Cover image credit: Ryderwear – https://www.ryderwear.com/collections/womens-leggings/) You have heard of intelligence quotient (IQ) and emotional intelligence (EQ), but have you heard of agility quotient (AQ). Ok, so agility quotient hasn’t been rigorously studied like IQ or EQ, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have important practical implications. Agility quotient is one’s ability or capacity to […]

How to Develop More of an Outward Mindset

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If you feel like a mindset novice, before reading this article, you might find value in reading these two articles: What are Mindsets & Why are They Foundational to Our Success? Research-Backed Benefits of Possessing an Outward Mindset These articles lay the groundwork for why we need to focus on developing more of an outward […]

Research-Backed Benefits of Possessing an Outward Mindset

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If you feel like a mindset novice, before reading this article, you might find value in reading this article: What are Mindsets & Why are They Foundational to Our Success? It lays the groundwork for why I am focusing on and summarizing the benefits of an outward mindset. Inward and Outward Mindsets We possess an […]

How to Develop More of a Promotion Mindset

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If you feel like a mindset novice, before reading this article, you might find value in reading these two articles: What are Mindsets & Why are They Foundational to Our Success? Research-Backed Benefits of Possessing a Promotion Mindset These articles lay the groundwork for why we need to focus on developing more of a promotion […]