Category Archive: Personal Growth

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

A Surprising Way to Connect with Your Team

Feeling alone is the result of isolation. Those who feel misunderstood live behind self-protective barriers that keep others out. Once a month I meet with a group of leaders to strengthen connections, clarify… Continue reading

5 Essentials for Developing Remarkable Leaders

It hurts when those around you don’t believe in you. Leaders sell themselves short when they undervalue those around them. The first step toward leadership is believing you matter; believing in someone else… 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

Demoted in Two Weeks

Thinking about it is harder than doing it. I asked Fred (not his real name) for the secret to successful leadership and he talk about dealing with tough issues. The way you address… Continue reading

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