Adventures in Leadership

Find out what's challenging us. Who knows? It just might challenge you too. Watch out though. We're interested in the true HEART of leadership. So it's likely things will get uncomfortable, but it's worth it. We promise.

What's the story I want to tell?
Published by Eric Hiler on August 10, 2021

To be clear, this isn't spinning a good yarn story-telling. This is: What is the honest, authentic story I want to be able to tell after this is all over and everything is public? Read more...

Stop. Stoop.
Published by Eric Hiler on July 23, 2021

Imagine this fictional scene: A President of the United States (you choose which one, real or fictional; this is not meant to invoke any specific person or political reaction; rather I only want you to have in mind the position, the power, and the authority) is quickly walking through the halls of the White House toward a meeting of great importance... Read more...

The world needs more Monty Williams
Published by Eric Hiler on July 21, 2021

Shortly after losing Game 6 of the NBA Finals, Phoenix Suns head coach Monty Williams visited the Bucks locker room to congratulate them, providing us with a beautiful example of authentic humility. Read more...

Will you hold me accountable?
Published by Eric Hiler on June 14, 2021

I love the book Multipliers by Liz Wiseman. It has challenged me as a leader more than any other leadership book I've read. While I fall short of being a pure Multiplier and allow those (usually unintentional) behaviors of a Diminisher to sneak back in on occasion, this book still influences my leadership ten years later. I doubt its influence will ever fade, at least not very much. Why? Read more...

Leadership is a matter of the heart
Published by Eric Hiler on June 11, 2021

Leadership requires one heart check after another. It's just not enough to wield influence over other people without occasionally pausing to ask yourself some really tough questions. Read more...