Tag Archive: leadership behavior

How to Become a Leader Before You are One

Don’t tell me what you hope to do.Tell me what you’re doing. Reading and talking are useful, even essential, but experience matters most. Leadership is about practice more than theory. Every leadership behavior… Continue reading

The Most Powerful Way to Enhance Influence

At least once in a while, forget about controlling outcomes. Build human connections. Set aside the things leaders hide behind. Turn off: Results. Strategies. Respect. Vision casting. Authority. Planning. Power. Timelines. Job titles.… Continue reading

Amy Lyman Kicked My Assumptions

***** Marshall McLuhan said, “Most of our assumptions have outlived their uselessness.” Author, Amy Lyman showed me one of mine. Our assumptions expose us: Beliefs about, the world, ourselves, and others form assumptions.… Continue reading

Getting Foot-Draggers On Board

I received an email question, “Some people in our organization aren’t interested in personal development. What can we do?” Priority: Personal development is the top priority for everyone passionate to maximize their opportunities. It’s… Continue reading