Category Archive: Anger

The 10 Strategies of Obnoxious Leaders

Don’t expect the people you complain about to follow you. You aren’t worthy of leadership, if you can’t pull-with people. The future is built on aspiration, not frustration. Persistent frustration makes you obnoxious. Complaining points… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Winning in No-Win Situations

Bill (Not his real name) manages several franchise locations. He finds himself in a no-win situation. Budget and personnel cuts by the mother organization make it impossible for him to fulfill his responsibilities… Continue reading

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