Tag Archive: Leadership

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

10 Ways to Say the Right Thing Every Time

Powerless is a myth. Something as simple as a raised eyebrow has the power to influence. If leadership is influence, everyone leads. The issue is where. Destruction is easier and faster than construction. Destruction is… Continue reading

4 Powerful Responses to Resistance

One of my embarrassing leadership blunders was allowing passion and vision to blind me to the interests of others. You either agreed with me or you were a roadblock. Sadly, my strategy was… Continue reading

10 Ways to Lift the Lid on Your Leadership

Helplessness is a comfortable self-affirming myth for those who refuse to step forward. Decisions made in helplessness matter as much as decisions made in power. “I can’t change anything,” profoundly impacts life. I… Continue reading

30 Ways to Be a Powerful Leader

Powerful leaders: Fully align with organizational values, mission, and vision. Power comes to those who live under authority. Use your strengths to help powerful people reach their goals and weak people get ahead.… Continue reading