Tag Archive: Growth

She Found Her Power

She felt blindsided and unprepared when she finally heard about a festering issue on the team. Why was she the last to know? Being new to supervision made it even worse. The solution you… Continue reading

7 Ways to Thrive with a Bad Boss

If you don’t have a bad boss now, you’ll have one soon. Bad bosses: Don’t listen. Use power for personal advantage. Always know. Is that the type of person you want to fight… Continue reading

How to Spot or Create Great Problems

The monster around the corner is your friend. Painful problems transform good ideas into great solutions. In order to be great, you must solve a great problem.   Your destiny is tied to… Continue reading

Junk Food Motivation

Fear, pressure, coercion, rewards, or nagging get results but undermine leadership. Threats or bribes motivate conformity. Like junk food, they feel good going down but cause regret later. “You cannot be intrinsically and… Continue reading

12 Ways to End Fear and Inspire Boldness

You just walked out of your boss’s office and you feel small and anxious. You work for a small boss. Small, fearful leaders make others feel small and afraid.   You’re smaller than the person… Continue reading

How to Rise and Thrive Through Pressing Problems

We’ve all had bosses who proved they didn’t care about people by how they responded to pressing problems. Leaders who get lost in problems lose sight of people.   An email: To a teammate who… Continue reading