Tag Archive: leadership success

10 Ways to Grow into Challenges

Certainty is a symptom of ignorance. You’re never fully up to real challenges. If you feel prepared for the challenge, it’s really just business as usual. The top 12 leadership challenges: Dealing with… Continue reading

Avoid 4 Dangers of Impatience – Still Get Things Done

Show me a leader with patience and I’ll show you someone people trust. Dealing with people requires patience. They’re putting up with you all the time. 4 dangers of impatience: Fractured relationships. Fear… Continue reading

The Real Truth About Authority, Power, and Position

You don’t need authority, power, or position to lead. Sometimes they get in the way. Leading is serving, nothing more, nothing else, nothing less. Become a leader by serving. The trappings of leadership… Continue reading

“Advantage” Solves the 12 Dangers of Leadership

You’ve been wronged, manipulated, or cheated by someone with position or power. Leaders shade the truth, compromise their values, and abuse authority. Just read the news. When the path is demanding, shortcuts feel… Continue reading

13 Things You Don’t Need to Lead

Pressure that’s rooted in unrealistic expectation; frustrates, defeats, even crushes. Self-imposed pressure drains joy, prevents progress, and invites leaders to become isolated and self-protective. Leaders don’t need to: Stand up front. Pretend they… Continue reading

How Positive Thinking Really Works

I start feeling negative when I hear, “Stop thinking negative thoughts.” Positive thinking is important. Successful leaders are optimistic about success. But, positive thinking that results in fantasies about easy success are ridiculous. If success… Continue reading