Tag Archive: organizational success

4 Ways to Deal with what Really Drives Leaders Crazy

Patterns, not isolated incidents, drive you crazy. Three missed deadlines are worse than one. But, it’s likely you overreacted to the last occurance, if you didn’t respond to the first. Leaders who avoid… Continue reading

How to Energize Your Organization

The four elements of unhappiness are helplessness, paralysis, isolation, and insignificance. You can’t feel happy and feel like you don’t matter. Energy: Successful leaders energize. Happiness is energy. Success always includes making someone feel happy.… Continue reading

John Maxwell on the Three Phases His Journey Pt. 3

Isolation limits potential, restricts capacity, and lowers impact. Influence expands exponentially through partnerships. Isolation is the enemy. The first phase of a leader’s journey is having followers. The second is developing leaders. The… Continue reading

John Maxwell on the Three Phases of His Journey Pt. 1

John Maxwell told me there have been three phases to his leadership journey. The first is having followers. Follower phase: A leader without followers is delusional. 5 top ways to gain followers: Have character.… Continue reading

How to Prevent Unnecessary Conflict

The worst fight is the one that’s unnecessary. People collide over small issues and completely miss the big stuff. Agree on deeper purpose before solving surface problems. Every problem you repeatedly face has a deeper meaning that sits… Continue reading

7 Ways to Stop Vultures and Protect Vitality

Bad leaders only feel good when they’re talking about bad. Problem-centric leaders circle death and neglect vitality. Focus: Organizations stink when vulture-leaders take over. The problem in shipping makes you forget that production is up five percent… Continue reading