steve preda

Introducing the 5 Part Pinnacle Business Model (#078)

In this episode, Doug visits with Steve Preda. They discuss a 5 part business model that helps emerging privately held companies 5x their results in 5 years. Steve Preda is …

Mindsets, Habits, and Morning Routines – Supercharge Your Impact

The best leaders make intentional choices about things. These choices include the way the day starts and the habits you follow. If you want a change, form a new habit.

Getting Remote Communication Right

In today’s virtual world, leaders need to think about how they communicate. In this episode, Doug is visiting with Alfred Poor a professional speaker turned communication coach. Alfred was once …

Health and Fitness with Luke Prentiss

One big part of becoming an effective leader is keeping your body in tip-top shape. Join me as I visit with my own coach and fitness advisor, Luke Prentiss. We’re …

Are You a Bubble-Wrapped Leader?

Bubble wrapping is great for shipping delicate collectibles. But if you sit as CEO, Owner or manager in a company, you cannot afford to let yourself get bubble-wrapped as a …

networking at work

Leaders Must Impact the Networks Around Them

Spend any time at a particular company and you will find yourself part of an informal network. This network is above and beyond the boxes on the org chart. Your …

leadership effectiveness

Leadership Effectiveness Can Work with Simple Triggers

In this week’s blog post I explore some simple triggers that can enhance your leadership effectiveness. Here’s the latest episode to explain what I mean.

Alexa Flash Briefing

I’m excited to announce that Leadership Powered by Common Sense is now featured on Alexa Flash Briefings. Check it out here. I’ll be sharing daily insights and ideas for helping …

Father’s Day June 2017

Father’s Day June 18, 2017 I had the honor of delivering the sermon at First Baptist Church Richmond, TX. Listen to a message about fatherhood and the ways our view …