Category Archive: Personal Growth

Solution Saturday: What Would You Do

Being a mentor is an ego building experience for immature leaders. What do you do, when a mentee asks, “What would you do?” Self-importance motivates mentors to prematurely spew “pearls of wisdom.” Rushing to… Continue reading

Breaking the Glum-Leader Syndrome

I’ve met some unhappy leaders. Perhaps they love position, power, prestige, or the paycheck. But, they drain energy from people and teams. Unhappy leaders lead unhappy teams. Do something else if leading makes you… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Punched in the Gut

Sometimes life punches you in the gut. Good Day Dan! How do you feel comfortable letting go when you are being forced to move down your life path – when you didn’t think you… Continue reading

Seven Ways Smart Leaders Get Even Smarter

Brilliant leaders end up saying, “Doh!” sometimes. Talent doesn’t exempt you from doing dumb things, neither does intelligence. The fool who “knows” is dangerous and destructive. 7 ways smart leaders get even smarter:… Continue reading

10 Ways to Find More Energy Today

Energy comes to you from your inner world and the world around you. Find energy by respecting it. 10 Ways to Find More Energy Today #1. Reject the need to be right all… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: How Organizations Become Great at Developing Great People

Four organizations recently asked me how they might enhance their people-development efforts. In the end, it’s a question about the future. The people on your team reflect the future of your organization. Great… Continue reading