Category Archive: Motivation

Stop Encouraging Discouraged Team Members

It’s easy to ignore motivated team members. They don’t need encouragement. Eventually, everyone’s tank runs dry. Discouragement is natural, normal, and inevitable. Why wait for it to happen? *** Successful leaders fuel fires… Continue reading

13 Reasons Teams Lose Momentum

Multiply waste by the number of people involved. The capacity of teams to waste time and resources staggers the imagination. It’s one thing to tolerate one person wasting time. But, the amount of… Continue reading

How to Lead Like Ellen DeGeneres

Negative focus creates negative environments. But, successful leaders build energizing environments. Your primary influence is the environment you create.”  Peter Senge Lead like a comedian: Comedians influence others. Leadership is influence. Learn about… Continue reading

Finding Happiness in Leadership

Passion to change things – to make a difference – eats away at you. Show me a leader who’s always content and I’ll show you a lousy leader. Finding happiness as a leader… Continue reading

Energy for a New Year

Lousy leaders drain people; successful leaders energize. Do eyes light up when you’re around? Those who make the biggest difference, energize others. The law of energy is put more in than you take out.… Continue reading

When Fair is Mediocre

Treating everyone the same when they aren’t the same isn’t fair it’s mediocrity. It’s not fair – it’s dumb – to treat a thirty year old the same as a three year old.… Continue reading