Category Archive: Anger

How to Let Yourself Be Angry

Dreamers feel frustration. Let yourself be angry. Suppressing anger wastes energy. I know people who have been frustrated for years. The reason you’re circling the same frustration is you aren’t angry enough. Leaders who… Continue reading

How to Coach Angry Leaders

Frustration, used well, fuels transformation. Avoiding it is embracing stagnation. I love talking and listening to frustrated leaders. Sure they may say some dumb things, but they say what they mean. Well, to… Continue reading

I Woke Up Mad

I’m mad at someone who criticized my blog. He printed three posts and filled them with red circles. What makes it worse? This person doesn’t write! They couldn’t write their way out of… Continue reading

How to Get the Most From Irritating People

You don’t want to understand irritating people. You want to control, correct, or eject them. Leaders who don’t understand irritating people resort to authority and miss opportunity. Influence and personal growth decline in proportion… Continue reading

You didn’t Mean to Upset Anyone

You didn’t mean to make them mad, but they are. You were just trying to make things better. Its the absolute worst when doing your best upsets others. Fasten your seat-belt. It happens all… Continue reading

7 Ways to Push Through Thorny Issues

Thorny issues always get worse when unattended. Inevitably, you tumble into disappointing results, heated confrontation, broken relationships, or fatalistic resignation. Thorny issues are pivotal moments that confirm, confront, or establish trajectory. There is no arrival only… Continue reading