Monthly Archive: February, 2011

How to Extend your Influence

The magnetism of isolation is control and safety. Isolating yourself may indicate that tasks, problems, and challenges take precedence over people. During isolation coercion usually escalates. You lean more toward authority than relationship. Worse yet,… Continue reading

10 Ways to Fight Stagnation and Change Trajectory

Persistence may be your problem. Repeating the past won’t create a new future. Successful leaders tenaciously persist. However, clinging to failed strategies until your knuckles turn white won’t make them magically work. It isn’t… Continue reading

All Hands on Deck

Joe Tye is providing 100 free books to randomly selected participants of this post. Leave a comment and become eligible to win a signed copy of one of three books listed below. Contest… Continue reading

Finding fascinating goals

Some clichés are clichés because they’re true. “Aim at nothing and you’ll hit it,” is one. You first Tolstoy wisely said, “Everybody thinks of changing humanity and nobody thinks of changing himself.” Think… Continue reading

Great Leaders Make Others Great

“Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great,” Mark Twain. The most important thing Your greatest challenge isn’t leading, it’s making others great. Settle for nothing less than growing leaders… Continue reading

Secrets of the Spotlight

Tabitha, a member of the Leadership Freak Facebook page says, “I’d like to see what you think of the phrase, ‘Lead from the front.’” Leaders that can’t lead from the front can’t lead.… Continue reading