4 Ways to Deal with what Really Drives Leaders Crazy

Patterns, not isolated incidents, drive you crazy. Three missed deadlines are worse than one. But, it’s likely you overreacted to the last occurance, if you didn’t respond to the first. Leaders who avoid… Continue reading

How to Energize Your Organization

The four elements of unhappiness are helplessness, paralysis, isolation, and insignificance. You can’t feel happy and feel like you don’t matter. Energy: Successful leaders energize. Happiness is energy. Success always includes making someone feel happy.… Continue reading

Simple Question – Profound Shift

Don’t feel bad if you haven’t mastered the shift from serving self to serving others. It’s a journey. I don’t know about you, but self-serving attitudes come naturally to me. Servant-leadership is aspiration… Continue reading

How Questions are Statements and What to Do About It

Questions are statements for those who listen. Questions, more than statements, explain who you are. Lack of questions is most revealing of all. Those who don’t ask questions are either disinterested, afraid, arrogant,… Continue reading

10 Ways to Rise and Thrive After Disappointment

The disappointments of the sincere destroy them. The worst thing you can do with disappointment is live with it. 5 disappointment traps: Self-evaluation based on ambiguous standards. You’re not sure what you wanted.… Continue reading

7 Payments to Passion

The trouble with passion is the cost. Telling people to follow their passion is irrelevant in a world where they actually do. The deeper question isn’t what’s your passion, it’s what are you… Continue reading