Category Archive: Listening

The First Secret of Developing a Leader

It hit me on the way home that I said the wrong thing. I stood and embraced Jack when he walked into the coffee shop where I was meeting with a young leader.… Continue reading

15 Reasons To Ignore Feedback

Most people aren’t qualified to give you feedback. At least it seems that way. You’re feedback is insightful, caring, and helpful. But, their feedback is irrelevant, uncaring, and confusing. Your feedback is right, but,… Continue reading

Ten Powerful Lessons Learned from a Bad Boss

Successful leaders turn problems into opportunities. Your bad boss is an opportunity to develop ten essential leadership qualities. Think of a bad boss as a catalyst that propels your leadership journey. If you don’t step… Continue reading

12 Questions To Exponential Knowledge

Everyone knows more than you. You possess pockets of knowledge that excel others. But, when you think you know, assume you don’t. Image source Even when you know the “most,” many know more.… Continue reading

Unlock Relationships that Transform Leadership

I knew too much when I was younger. Now that I’m older, I have the same problem. But, the thing that most expands leadership is the belief that we don’t know. Those who… Continue reading

16 Ways to Help Less

Help done poorly creates dependency. But, help withheld seems disconnected or cold. Leaders who say, “How can I help,” connect, change attitudes, and move agendas forward. But, help that weakens teams hurts organizations.… Continue reading