Category Archive: Influence

How to Change Lives with Two Words

Tell people they’re inadequate long enough and they’ll believe it. Undermine their confidence with constant correction, tweaking, and complaints and they’ll pull back. Fill people with confidence and they’ll act with boldness. Believe:… Continue reading

4 Powerful Responses to Resistance

One of my embarrassing leadership blunders was allowing passion and vision to blind me to the interests of others. You either agreed with me or you were a roadblock. Sadly, my strategy was… Continue reading

Four Qualities of People Who Change the World

Jobs are boring dead things that suck the life out of you, but a person with a mission has found a new lens for life. The greater the thing you live for the richer… Continue reading

Take Mentoring to the Next Level

  Every great leader I’ve talked with had mentors that changed them. 26 years ago, Jeremie Kubicek’s was Hance Dilbeck. Today, Jeremie is the president and CEO of GiANT Impact and a founding… Continue reading

15 Ways to Lead with Heart

Heartless leaders are deformed beasts who excuse abuse in the name of results. But, the tough aspects of leadership make having heart hard. Open hearts feel pain that closed hearts don’t. Wise leaders learn… Continue reading

7 Ways to Solve the Sour Puss Problem

Anyone can be a sour puss. Some leaders are just too important to smile. Sad faces don’t inspire confidence. Successful leaders smile even while facing serious challenges. Sad leaders are: Self-important. Isolated. Power hungry.… Continue reading