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.

  • 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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  • 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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  • Take Stock Of Your Emotional Bank Accounts2:13

    Take Stock Of Your Emotional Bank Accounts

    Are you at risk of being overdrawn or even bankrupt in any of your relationships? You can either grow your relationships or depreciate them.

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  • Start With Humility2:15

    Start With Humility

    Has your lack of humility held you back? Would you know if it had? If you believe you have room to improve, then you can only get better.

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  • See The Tree, Not Just The Seedling2:10

    See The Tree, Not Just The Seedling

    Are you quick to decide that someone doesn't have what it takes? Empowering individuals improves the whole, the challenge is to recognize potential in others and encourage them to reach it.

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  • Avoid The Pinball Syndrome3:18

    Avoid The Pinball Syndrome

    At the end of a busy day, do you ever feel you've accomplished nothing of real value? It's easy to get caught up in distractions and to lose focus on what is truly important.

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  • Play Your Roles Well2:01

    Play Your Roles Well

    Does success in one area of your life ever come at the expense of another? Make sure to identify your most critical roles and the contribution you want to make in each one.

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  • Think We, Not Me2:05

    Think We, Not Me

    Do you focus on what's in it for you or what's in it for everyone? Try to create opportunities where everyone wins, including you.

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  • Align Inputs and Outputs2:02

    Align Inputs and Outputs

    You can control results by choosing actions that predictably produce your desired results. Evaluating the inputs and outputs in our lives can be a trial-and-error process.

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