Category Archive: Questions

How Questions are Statements and What to Do About It

Questions are statements for those who listen. Questions, more than statements, explain who you are. Lack of questions is most revealing of all. Those who don’t ask questions are either disinterested, afraid, arrogant,… Continue reading

Four Ways “S” Expands Leadership

A word without an “s” imposes a burden. “What is the solution,” limits options and inflicts unnecessary pressure. “What solutions can we develop,” expands and releases. #1. “S” expands leadership by ending the… Continue reading

Get R.E.A.L

You may do many things well, but if you talk like a fool, people determine you’re a fool. Effective leadership hinges on powerful conversations. Recurring frustration points to the one person who is… Continue reading

7 Ways to Push Through Thorny Issues

Thorny issues always get worse when unattended. Inevitably, you tumble into disappointing results, heated confrontation, broken relationships, or fatalistic resignation. Thorny issues are pivotal moments that confirm, confront, or establish trajectory. There is no arrival only… Continue reading

One Response to Ten Dangers Leaders Face

Every leader wonders if its worth the struggle, from time to time. Only the naive make light of the difficulties ahead. Washouts line the shore. The greatest dangers lie within. 10 Dangers Leaders Face: Facing disappointment… Continue reading

15 Ways to Generate Urgency Now

Failure is the result of lack of urgency. Comfortable rhythms set-in. People wander toward fuzzy goals. Focus becomes drifting. Complacency drives real leaders crazy. Goals without urgency are fantasies. 15 indicators urgency has… Continue reading