Todd Davis

Todd Davis has over 30 years of experience in human resources, training and training development, executive recruiting, sales, and marketing. Todd is currently a member of the FranklinCovey Executive Team where he serves as the Chief People Officer. He is also a bestselling author with two books to his credit, Get Better: 15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work and Talent Unleashed: 3 Leadership Conversations for Tapping the Unlimited Potential of People.

  • How To Think Like A Leader

    How To Think Like A Leader

    For some, shifting into a leader’s mindset is intuitive, something that comes easy. For many others, that shift can take significant time and effort. And be quite humbling.

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  • The Challenge Of Managing Time And Energy

    The Challenge Of Managing Time And Energy

    I learned from my organization and from Stephen Covey a tried and true way to manage my time and energy.

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  • How To Lead Through Change

    How To Lead Through Change

    FranklinCovey's Chief People Officer and bestselling author of Get Better, Todd Davis, shares the most important thing leaders can do to effectively lead through change.

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  • The Greatest Missed Opportunity In Business Today

    The Greatest Missed Opportunity In Business Today

    Leaders have so much to do, and it’s not easy to set aside the time to meet with our team members individually. And it’s easy to cancel that time, but here's why you shouldn't.

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  • Do You Want To Be A Great Leader?

    Do You Want To Be A Great Leader?

    Do you want to be a great leader, or do you want your team to be led by a great leader? Although these phrases seem similar, there is an important difference between the two.

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  • Make The Mental Leap To Leader

    Make The Mental Leap To Leader

    The role of the leader is to ask, am I willing to step back, slow things down a little, and develop the capabilities of my team?

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  • Redirect Credit And Motivate Your Team

    Redirect Credit And Motivate Your Team

    As the face of your team and their work, it’s common to receive more of the credit (and more of the blame) than you might deserve. Here's why you need to share the credit.

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  • 4 Tips On Team Communication

    4 Tips On Team Communication

    Imagine never having to wonder where things stand with a direct report’s project and never feeling caught off guard by a status question from your boss. These 4 tips can help make that a reality.

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  • Work/Life Balance For Leaders

    Work/Life Balance For Leaders

    Work/life balance seems like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. Try these simple tips from Todd Davis to boost your energy and renew yourself.

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  • Leading An Overwhelmed Team

    Leading An Overwhelmed Team

    Sometimes saying "No" to new projects isn't always an option. If you're leading an overwhelmed team, try these simple tips.

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  • Know When To Deliver Feedback

    Know When To Deliver Feedback

    Feedback can be insightful to direct reports, but when is the right time to give it? Here are 5 tips to know when to deliver feedback.

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  • 3 Steps To Increase Ownership Of Goals

    3 Steps To Increase Ownership Of Goals

    Once goals are set, teams must take ownership for them and follow through. Unfortunately, that is easier said than done. Here are 3 steps to increase ownership of goals.

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  • How To Handle 1-on-1s

    How To Handle 1-on-1s

    It’s easy to let 1-on-1s become monotonous and to basically turn into boring status updates. Use these tips to hold effective 1-on-1s and reveal concerns you wouldn’t hear otherwise.

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  • How New Leaders Can Handle Resentment

    How New Leaders Can Handle Resentment

    Going from team player to team coach can be tricky, but hiding from resentful people will only make things worse. Show you’re in charge but willing to work with them with these tips.

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  • 4 Tips To Handle Constant Interruptions

    4 Tips To Handle Constant Interruptions

    Constant interruptions ruin productivity and they are an unavoidable challenge that all leaders face. Use these 4 tips to handle interruptions and to minimize their impact on your productivity.

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  • Practice Humility

    Practice Humility

    Has your lack of humility ever held you back from getting better—would you even know if it had? Above all other character qualities, humility is foundational.

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  • Align Inputs With Outputs

    Align Inputs With Outputs

    Do you find yourself unable to consistently get or replicate your desired results—especially when it comes to building relationships?

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  • Make it Safe to Tell the Truth

    Make it Safe to Tell the Truth

    When was the last time you asked for feedback? If you can’t remember, you’re in good company. Most of us resist it because we equate it with criticism.

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  • Extend Trust

    Extend Trust

    Are you more inclined to distrust others than to trust them? Or do you give away your trust prematurely and regret it later? Neither extreme is useful when building effective relationships.

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  • Get Your Volume Right

    Get Your Volume Right

    We all have natural strengths—our “go to” way for getting things done. Using and nurturing them is a fundamental part of who we are.

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