Category Archive: Book Notes

How Introverts Succeed in an Extrovert World

Introverts succeed when they, “Stop trying to be like extroverts and tap into their strengths.” Jennifer Kahnweiler, author of, The Genius of Opposites. Tap strengths: Listen and paraphrase. Give yourself time to reflect… Continue reading

How to Hold People Accountable

Successful leaders believe in accountability. When I say, “Leaders hold people accountable,” who comes to mind? Employees, right? Authentic leaders think of themselves, as well as others, when they think of accountability. Authority… Continue reading

How to Focus on What Really Matters

What matters: When you end the day saying, “I didn’t get anything done today,” you spent your day doing what matters to others, not to you. It’s tragic – even pathetic – to… Continue reading

If You Can’t be with the One You Love

You’d love to avoid them, but you’re forced to work with them. Why can’t that “pain in the neck” co-worker, boss, or employee just go away? But, “If you can’t be with the one… Continue reading

Servant Leaders Aren’t Doormats

Serving for the sake of serving is noble. Serving for results is servant leadership. In organizational life, the goal of serving isn’t just service, it’s results. Avoid manipulation: How do you serve for… Continue reading

Ten Tips for Great Results Through Serving

Self-serving feels safe, but it’s a lonely dead-end. Have you ever heard anyone say, “My purpose in life is to serve myself?” Yet, we all know self-absorbed, self-serving leaders. Successful leaders dare to… Continue reading