Category Archive: Book Notes

Solving the Blabbing Leader Problem

Leave a comment on this post for a chance to win one of twenty-five copies of, “Brief,” by Joe McCormack. In hectic environments brevity is power. People tune out when you blab on.… Continue reading

Don’t Get Ignored

Long emails get pushed aside or ignored. “One of the worst things in people’s careers is to be ignored.” Joseph McCormack, author of, “Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less.” People form… Continue reading

How to Transform a Relationship with a Bad Boss

“Your boss may not be perfect but they are perfect for you.” Unknown Imperfect situations are perfect places to grow. *** Karin Hurt on you have the boss you need (0:29): Passive: Playing… Continue reading

Identify and Overcome Weaknesses that Matter

Leaders often believe their relationships are more positive than they are. You feel good about relationships when results are good. But, results and relationships aren’t the same thing. “People who are smart and self… Continue reading

Be the Best – Prepare for the Worst

The thing that keeps you up at night is the crisis you can’t see coming. Successful leaders anticipate, identify, and solve crisis before it’s too late. Leaders become the best by preparing for… Continue reading

10 Ways to Successfully Lead Through Problems

The difference between a whiner and a leader is the courage to step into the gap and seek solutions. Average leaders solve problems. Successful leaders find problems. Skillful leaders create problems. Leaders shine lights… Continue reading