Category Archive: Fear

The 3 Most Dangerous Things Leaders Don’t Do

Sincere leaders fall flat because of things they don’t do. #1. Acknowledge when it isn’t working. Fear of failure prevents leaders from acknowledging failure. Tenacity keeps leaders doing things that aren’t working. You rose… Continue reading

Seven Principles of Passion

Leadership is agony apart from passion. Everyone one who ever made a difference had passion. Nothing of significance is done without it. 5 things that drain passion: Distant leaders. Work without purpose. Labor… Continue reading

10 Ways to Rise Up After Screwing Up

Everyone who tries fails. Growth happens when you fail and own it, not until. Everyone who blames stays the same. The price of greatness is responsibility. Taking responsibility sets leaders apart from the… Continue reading

5 Ways to Turn Into the Next Storm

It’s smooth sailing now. But, I feel a knot forming in my gut. Even optimists know sunny skies grow dark quickly. Plans derail. Teams implode. Results disappoint. Talent moves on. Mistakes escalate. Crisis… Continue reading

If You Didn’t Have a Brain, How would You Know

The Tin Man cried because he didn’t have a heart. How can a heartless person cry over being heartless? The Scarecrow figured out how to save Dorothy from the witch, even though he… Continue reading

12 Ways to Move From Powerless to Powerful

Frustration is connected to feeling powerless. You wouldn’t be angry if you had the power to change it. People who feel powerless respond with frustration to opportunity, difficulty, challenge and uncertainty. Power: Power is the… Continue reading