Model the Behavior (Excerpt from Rebound: From Pain to Passion – Leadership Lessons Learned)

Model the behavior you want from your team. If you don’t model it, but you demand it, you are a fraud! “RTCP.” Showing respect, clean up after yourself, show up on time, give people your full attention, follow up in a timely manner, etc. Consistency is critical, as once people witness you doing something wrong,Continue reading “Model the Behavior (Excerpt from Rebound: From Pain to Passion – Leadership Lessons Learned)”

Forgiveness (Excerpt from “Rebound: From Pain to Passion – Leadership Lessons Learned”)

I had to learn to forgive others. They were “renting space” in my head and my soul. Selfishly, forgiveness is the best thing one can do because it is freeing. If Jesus could forgive the men who crucified him, I could forgive people that I felt may have wronged me. In addition, I needed to forgiveContinue reading “Forgiveness (Excerpt from “Rebound: From Pain to Passion – Leadership Lessons Learned”)”

Organization (Excerpt from “Rebound: From Pain to Passion – Leadership Lessons Learned”)

Put systems in place to ensure that your organization is run as efficiently as possible. Learn from others who have run successful organizations. Have a daily plan. This guards against slippage and distractions. Prioritize your time because it is such a valuable resource that can’t be wasted. Write down your most important daily tasks andContinue reading “Organization (Excerpt from “Rebound: From Pain to Passion – Leadership Lessons Learned”)”

Cushman & Wakefield

“Our colleagues at Cushman & Wakefield had the pleasure of having Matt Doherty as the keynote speaker for our Carolinas company wide meeting. His candor around the pursuit of growth, drive, productivity, importance of culture and morale resonated with our team. More importantly, his ability to tie these themes into real life stories made itContinue reading “Cushman & Wakefield”

Ingredients of a Good Leader: Servant

Serve the people around you and the community in which you work. That is servant leadership. When I think of a servant leader I think of Dean Smith. He always looked for ways to serve the people around him – his assistants, his players and his community. In the 1960s as an assistant coach atContinue reading “Ingredients of a Good Leader: Servant”

CLT Rotary

“A fabulous presentation on leadership from Coach Matt Doherty to Charlotte Rotary. He coached us all today. Not about basketball, but about learning from our failures to become leaders in our careers, communities, and our families. Truly inspiring.” Jerry Coughter, President, Rotary Club of Charlotte