The 7 Most Popular Leadership Freak Posts of 2014

Some posts get traction, others wilt. It’s unpredictable.

WordPress says I posted 347 times in 2014.

You might expect articles posted at the beginning of the year to be top posts. They have more time to gather views. But, that’s not always the case.

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The most viewed Leadership Freak post of 2014 was posted four months ago, not twelve.

#1: 10 Ways to Say the Right Thing Every Time (Aug. 29, 2014)

Be soft when communication is hard.

#2: 25 Ways to Spot Leaders You Can Trust (Jan. 29, 2014)

Trustworthy leaders don’t sweep things under the carpet.

#3: 10 Strategies for Dealing with Toxic Teammates (Aug. 10, 2014)

Don’t let toxic people be the reason you hold back.

#4: 15 Ways to Tell is Someone is Arrogant or Humble (Aug. 28, 2014)

Arrogant leaders emphasize your responsibility to them. Humble leaders focus on responsibility to others.

#5: Peter Drucker’s 9 Functions of a Mentor (May 14, 2014)

“I’m more interested in people than I am in how businesses work.” Peter Drucker

#6: 10 Powerful Lessons Learned from a Bad Boss (April 12, 2014)

Think of a bad boss as a catalyst that propels your leadership journey.

#7: 4 Things to do When You Feel Unappreciated (Feb. 18, 2014)

Everyone who deeply invests in an organization, project, or person has felt under-appreciated.

A personal favorite:

The post that resulted in several radio and magazine interviews was, “The Three Power People You Need on Your Team.” (#10 on the most viewed list) It’s one of my personal favorites from 2014.

Thank you:

Thank you for a wonderful year. Thank you for reading, commenting, and sharing these posts with friends and colleagues.

Happy New Year!

What leadership lesson made a difference for you in 2014?

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