Category Archive: Personal Growth

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

You didn’t Mean to Upset Anyone

You didn’t mean to make them mad, but they are. You were just trying to make things better. Its the absolute worst when doing your best upsets others. Fasten your seat-belt. It happens all… Continue reading

3 Ways to be the One Others Love on their Team

Frustration with people must be the number one frustration in organizational life. Wrong teammates distract, drain, and hobble. People, not work, make organizational life misery or joy. Success on teams often determines career… Continue reading

The Seven Qualities of Perfect Teammates

Those who aren’t irritating aren’t fully known. Everyone is irritating. They either do things that bug you, or, they leave something undone, and that bugs you. What does a perfect teammate look like? Perfect… Continue reading

7 Steps to Becoming a Leadership Hit Squad

Capable people, who walk in the shadows, represent wasted, untapped potential. Leadership hit squads target the overlooked and under-utilized for greater more fulfilling involvement. The target for leaders is developing leaders. Targeting: First, have “good” gossip sessions… Continue reading

10 Statements that Eliminate Misconceptions

You sound weird on recordings and you don’t look right on video. The way you perceive yourself isn’t accurate. Distorted self-reflection hinders growth. If leadership was done in isolation, the perceptions of others… Continue reading