Category Archive: Taking others higher

How to Expand Leadership with Gratitude

Leadership implodes on itself apart from gratitude. Richness of life is contingent on gratitude. Behavior not feeling: Think of gratitude as a behavior not a feeling. Never allow your problems to prevent you from… Continue reading

Pull Me – Push You

Passionate people pull; dispassionate need pushed. Pull: Passion pulls leaders into the future. But, passion gone wrong is pushy. The more you push, the more you need to push. Once you start pushing… Continue reading

Is It Time to Stop Saying Thank You

Gratitude, honor, and recognition are so much deeper and more powerful than just saying thanks. It’s true that a heartfelt thank you can make someone’s day, it’s a small thing that makes a… Continue reading

10 Ways to Grow into Challenges

Certainty is a symptom of ignorance. You’re never fully up to real challenges. If you feel prepared for the challenge, it’s really just business as usual. The top 12 leadership challenges: Dealing with… Continue reading

How to Lead with Compassion but Not Be a Pushover

Compassion goes wrong when it goes too far. Too much compassion prolongs helplessness, failure, and mediocrity. Compassion done well fuels confidence, excellence, and success. Organizations without compassion are fear-filled, ugly places to work.… Continue reading

10 Ways to Deal with the Sucky Side of Work

When work sucks, life sucks. You like to think work doesn’t define you, but it sure feels like it. How much suck is too much? How much: Every job has a dark side.… Continue reading