Category Archive: Success

Six Small Choices that Transform Leadership

Successful leadership depends on what you don’t see – secret decisions that are spread out over time and go nearly unnoticed. What you see, when you observe successful leaders in action, is the… Continue reading

Six Secrets to Winning at Office Politics

The most qualified people don’t always get the most done or earn the best promotions. We all know someone who got promoted because they knew the right person. Being great at your job… Continue reading

Identify and Overcome Weaknesses that Matter

Leaders often believe their relationships are more positive than they are. You feel good about relationships when results are good. But, results and relationships aren’t the same thing. “People who are smart and self… Continue reading

The Four Hardest Words You’ve Never Said

I had a sinking feeling when the radio interview was over. I’m always critical of my performance, but this time something didn’t feel right. Radio interviews are becoming common and I didn’t want… Continue reading

How to Connect Forgiveness and Accountability

Forgiveness determines the breadth, depth, and duration of all relationships. People disappoint. The more you expect from others the more likely you’ll feel disappointed. Don’t lower expectations. Elevate forgiveness. Unforgiveness: Leaders who can’t forgive… Continue reading

15 Ways to Connect with the Boss

Butting heads with the boss won’t help your career. You’ll be branded as a troublemaker regardless of who’s at fault. Connect with higher-ups if you expect to move up. Hard truth: Good performers, who… Continue reading