Category Archive: weaknesses

Kryptonite: The Thing That Weakens Leadership

Kryptonite is mythical material from Krypton that drains Superman of his superpowers. Kryptonite: The belief that self-evaluation trumps the evaluation of those directly impacted by your leadership weakens your effectiveness. What you think of… Continue reading

When You Don’t Like People in the Office

You don’t like everyone you work with. Now what? Relationships within organizations depend on your ability to tolerate weaknesses in others. How many: How many of the people in your office do things that… Continue reading

10 Ways to Deal with Weaknesses in Others

Everyone is great at some things and lousy at others. Arrogant leaders compare the weaknesses of others to their strengths. Don’t judge others by the way they compare to you. When you evaluate… Continue reading

Conquering 12 Deadly Leadership Sins

Leaders who never make mistakes are confused and blind. The day of savior-leadership is coming to an end. Everyone knows the emperor has no clothes. If you have it all together, you don’t. Image… 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

How to Ignite Fire

Leave a comment on this post for a chance to win a copy of, “Lead Positive.” (25 copies available. Winners chosen at random.) The first job of leadership is catching a glimpse of… Continue reading