Tag Archive: Growth

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

Top 10 Ways to be Tough

The temptation to turn back whispers when progress is slow, you feel alone, or you’re unappreciated. If leadership was easy, more people would do it.   Meaningful achievement always requires resilience. Temptation to… Continue reading

How to Change Lives with Two Words

Tell people they’re inadequate long enough and they’ll believe it. Undermine their confidence with constant correction, tweaking, and complaints and they’ll pull back. Fill people with confidence and they’ll act with boldness. Believe:… 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

5 Essentials for Developing Remarkable Leaders

It hurts when those around you don’t believe in you. Leaders sell themselves short when they undervalue those around them. The first step toward leadership is believing you matter; believing in someone else… Continue reading