Tag Archive: leadership success

How to Gossip Your Way to Success

The most frustrating experience in leadership is making poor people-decisions. You had such high hopes. People-decisions make or break leaders. You’re fortunate if you get people-decisions right 50% of the time. Jack Welch said… Continue reading

12 Steps that Inspire Exceptional and Defeat Mediocrity

“Good enough” cheapens the people who create it and the leaders who allow it. Mediocrity degrades, de-energies, and devalues. Exceptional elevates everyone it touches. Mediocrity never: Inspires. Calls for commitment. Makes people proud.… Continue reading

12 Ways to Move From Powerless to Powerful

Frustration is connected to feeling powerless. You wouldn’t be angry if you had the power to change it. People who feel powerless respond with frustration to opportunity, difficulty, challenge and uncertainty. Power: Power is the… Continue reading

Seven Secrets to Success

Hard work and sincerity are a beginning. #1. Offer solutions, but always begin with problems. Every time you say, “It’s not that bad,” you minimize the value of  any solutions you find. Never… Continue reading

Seven Ways to Be Grateful Like a Leader

The opportunity and ability to contribute is the great privilege of leadership. Be grateful every time you open your hand and heart, even if results fall short. Generosity expands life. Gratitude and position: Authority, respect,… Continue reading

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