10 Ways to Lift the Lid on Your Leadership

Helplessness is a comfortable self-affirming myth for those who refuse to step forward. Decisions made in helplessness matter as much as decisions made in power. “I can’t change anything,” profoundly impacts life. I… Continue reading

30 Ways to Be a Powerful Leader

Powerful leaders: Fully align with organizational values, mission, and vision. Power comes to those who live under authority. Use your strengths to help powerful people reach their goals and weak people get ahead.… Continue reading

How to Invite and Survive Feedback From a Group

Life is simpler without others in it. But, everything that matters includes people. The more you work to control people the more troubling they become.   Leaders fear feedback because they can’t control it.… Continue reading

Take Mentoring to the Next Level

  Every great leader I’ve talked with had mentors that changed them. 26 years ago, Jeremie Kubicek’s was Hance Dilbeck. Today, Jeremie is the president and CEO of GiANT Impact and a founding… Continue reading

A Surprising Way to Connect with Your Team

Feeling alone is the result of isolation. Those who feel misunderstood live behind self-protective barriers that keep others out. Once a month I meet with a group of leaders to strengthen connections, clarify… Continue reading

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