Never ignore the knuckle dragger | www.KevinPhillips.com

Leaders look for improvement opportunities. New markets to pursue. New products to tackle unmet needs. Efficiencies to improve profit margins. Better messaging to convert prospects into customers. Defects to correct. Pain points to resolve.

We scour data. Read customer survey responses. Evaluate processes. Map customer journeys. Visit the frontline employees…

Ever get frustrated you haven’t arrived yet? You’re peddling as fast as you can, but the destination still seems so far away? Me, too. As far back as I can remember. “Are we there yet?” “When will we get there?”

Perhaps you’re starting your career, building a business, planning a…

I’m an imperfect leader.

I’m still learning. Experience has shaped me. John Maxwell says, “Experience is not the best teacher. Evaluated experience is.” Today, I will share an experience I’ve studied over and over. It changed me. Thankfully, I’m a much better leader today than when I started.

I had just started a new…

Right or effective? www.KevinPhillips.com

This is personal. And embarrassing.

In my early years, I enjoyed arguing. I liked to win debates. Count points, even if others didn’t know. I liked being right. I especially wanted to hear others tell me so. Sometimes, I would even argue views I didn’t share just for the sake of winning an argument (let…

Keep your eyes on the horizon | www.KevinPhillips.com

I get overwhelmed at times. The noise around me is deafening (like when you need to turn the radio down to watch for a street sign!). I over-complicate a decision or get paralyzed by so many choices (I love data, maybe too much). Sometimes, the potential scenarios lead to fear…

Overwhelmed? www.KevinPhillips.com

Overwhelmed? Me too.

Are you overwhelmed? Perhaps you recently started a new business? Or, launched a business transformation to take advantage of shifting market trends? Or, working on big plans for a promotion? Now, this pandemic has thrown a wrench in your plans? You wonder if your business can survive…

Hope fuels resilience and stamps out surrender.

Keep your eyes on the horizon | www.KevinPhillips.com
Keep Your Eyes on the Horizon | www.KevinPhillips.com

I get overwhelmed at times. The noise around me is deafening (like when you need to turn the radio down to watch for a street sign!). I over-complicate a decision or get paralyzed by so many choices (I love data, maybe too much)…

Be a river | www.KevinPhillips.com

This pandemic drains our emotional and mental stores. Our fuses are short. Tempers flare quickly. We’re on edge. As if that isn’t enough, we are at home with our spouses and children, all in the same situation. Then we join work calls with team members in the same condition. …

Overwhelmed? | www.KevinPhillips.com

Overwhelmed? Me too.

Are you overwhelmed? Perhaps you recently started a new business? Or, launched a business transformation to take advantage of shifting market trends? Or, working on big plans for a promotion? Now, this pandemic has thrown a wrench in your plans? You wonder if your business can survive? Or, you lost…

Kevin D Phillips

Build Them Up® Founder | CEO, The KDP Group | Consultant | Executive Coach | Leadership Developer

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