Tag Archive: Leadership

Pull Me – Push You

Passionate people pull; dispassionate need pushed. Pull: Passion pulls leaders into the future. But, passion gone wrong is pushy. The more you push, the more you need to push. Once you start pushing… Continue reading

How to Lead with Compassion but Not Be a Pushover

Compassion goes wrong when it goes too far. Too much compassion prolongs helplessness, failure, and mediocrity. Compassion done well fuels confidence, excellence, and success. Organizations without compassion are fear-filled, ugly places to work.… Continue reading

10 Ways to Cut to the Chase and Get Stuff Done

You grow quiet when someone with more power is in the room. You blab when you’re perceived as the big cheese. How many times have you wished the boss would just shut up?… Continue reading

The Three Eyes of Trajectory

Drift feels great when the sun is hot and the water calm. But, drifters always crash on the rocks. Holding steady is drifting toward oblivion. Trajectory: What is your current trajectory? If you… Continue reading

12 Ways to Get Serious about Fun

The law of the sad face says the more important leaders are the less they smile. You can’t milk fun out of self-important, problem-centric leaders. Fun seems frivolous when issues are important, opportunities… Continue reading

10 Ways Leaders Increase Stress Unnecessarily

The way you think about yourself is the biggest factor in stress and productivity. Stress isn’t “out there,” it’s inside you. 10 ways to increase stress: Hide mistakes. Pretend you know. Make excuses. Expect perfection.… Continue reading