Category Archive: Listening

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

25 Ways to Spot Leaders You Can Trust

Before everything else, determine if people are trustworthy. But, what if time is short and schedules full? How can you quickly spot someone you can trust? Leaders you can trust: Acknowledge they don’t… Continue reading

Three Secrets to Heartfelt Engagement

Pressure invites resistance. Demanding conformity hinders engagement. Don’t use authority and pressure to get what  you want. Find out what they want. Explore their hopes and dreams. The more energy spent pressuring and convincing,… Continue reading

Five Leadership Resolutions for 2014

A history of failure prevents you from making New Years resolutions. You fell short last time. Why try again? What’s the point? One friend said, “The only resolution I’ve kept is the one… Continue reading