Category Archive: Success

How to Be the First to Know Not the Last

By the time you hear about an issue it’s nearly volcanic. It could have been easily managed last month. Now heads are on fire and teams are exploding. In the dark and out of… Continue reading

7 Ways to Thrive with a Bad Boss

If you don’t have a bad boss now, you’ll have one soon. Bad bosses: Don’t listen. Use power for personal advantage. Always know. Is that the type of person you want to fight… Continue reading

How to Spot or Create Great Problems

The monster around the corner is your friend. Painful problems transform good ideas into great solutions. In order to be great, you must solve a great problem.   Your destiny is tied to… Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of Dreamers and Doers

Dreamers who can’t get things done waste talent and resources. Doers who can’t dream reach too low. Doers have their feet on the ground and their head in the sand. Dreamers have their feet in the air… Continue reading

The Top Ten Qualities of High Performance Teams

Back on the farm, my grandfather used to say one boy can do a day’s work. Two boys can do a half day’s work. And, three boys won’t do any work at all.… Continue reading

12 Powerful Ways to Make People Feel Powerful

Lousy leaders feel powerful by making others feel powerless. You can’t grasp power and give it at the same time. Leaders who fear losing power are afraid to make others feel powerful. 3 things… Continue reading