Category Archive: Feedback

4 Ways to Seize The Greatest Opportunity Leaders Miss

Good things get in the way of great things. Day-to-day “good stuff” prevents leaders from seizing their greatest opportunity. 7 good things leaders do: Articulate, promote, and live organizational values. Seize opportunities. Avoid blame and… Continue reading

The 7 Step Map to Management Success

Create a map and pursue success. Don’t wait for it to find you. The 7 step map to management success: #1. Make people matter. The heart of making people matter is enjoying them. After that, become… Continue reading

Six Simple Questions Highly Successful Managers Keep Asking

The tragedy of poor management is lost potential and lack of fulfillment. Successful managers create environments where people make a difference for themselves and their organizations. Six simple questions all successful managers ask: #1. What… Continue reading

7 Ways to Defeat Complexity

The simplest way to get something done is do it yourself. Don’t depend on anyone. But, that’s not leadership. New connections expand potential and increase complexity. The result of unchallenged complexity, within organizations, is instability.… Continue reading

I Felt on the Spot During Q&A

I felt on the spot after a recent presentation. During the Q&A, my authenticity was questioned in front of the audience. I give Leadership Freak coffee cups for questions. When I gave her… Continue reading

How to Stop Bristling at Feedback

Leaders rarely say, “I’d like your feedback.” It’s even more rare for feedback to be received well. The most important thing about seeking feedback is the way it’s received. 5 reasons leaders bristle… Continue reading