Tag Archive: leadership success

How to Connect Forgiveness and Accountability

Forgiveness determines the breadth, depth, and duration of all relationships. People disappoint. The more you expect from others the more likely you’ll feel disappointed. Don’t lower expectations. Elevate forgiveness. Unforgiveness: Leaders who can’t forgive… Continue reading

17 Ways to Meet Tomorrow’s Challenges

It’s Sunday afternoon. While others are relaxing, Monday weighs on your mind. You’re preparing to meet the problems, opportunities, issues, and challenges waiting on your desk. Most leadership conversations involve: Someone needing something. Tensions… Continue reading

Ten Ways to Say Yes to Saying No

Saying no feels like a door closing. But, those who can’t say no end up over-committed, overwhelmed, and ineffective. Saying no is the first step toward freedom for someone who says yes too much. Yes:… Continue reading

The Proven Path to T.R.U.S.T.

Everything takes longer when you don’t trust those around you. Mistrust doubles the cost of doing business. Professor John Whitney, Columbia Business School. 5 qualities of low trust organizations: Redundancy. Bureaucracy. Politics. Disengagement.… Continue reading

15 Secrets to Overcoming the Dark Side of Dreaming

Lofty dreams have a dark side when they devalue slow, incremental progress. Don’t wait for giant leaps toward noble dreams. Successful leaders bringing dreams to life in the present. Warning: Big dreams don’t… Continue reading

Solving Leadership Isolation with Connection

Leaders lay awake at night wondering what’s really happening. You wonder, “Who should I touch base with? Isolation prevents you from feeling the pulse of your organization. Blind spots hinder your ability to… Continue reading