Category Archive: Strengths

The Three Competencies of Effective Leaders

Leaders need wisdom to know what to do and courage to do it. Insight without courage ends in decay. Courage without insight ends in catastrophe. The third competence: Insight and courage require competence… Continue reading

12 Things to do When You Feel Like Quitting

Sometimes you feel like quitting. It might be after a big win or before a huge challenge. Maybe progress is slow or the goal is out of sight. Quitting is most tempting when pushing… Continue reading

The Big Five of Remarkable Leadership

The good news is – with focus, passion, and commitment – you can move toward remarkable leadership. The big five of remarkable leadership: #1. Have enough ego to believe you earned your place… Continue reading

Evolution of a Hater-Leader

Stop hating on people. You may protest, “I don’t hate on people.” Technically, you’re probably right. You don’t literally hate your teammates. But, you do something that feels like hate. Leaders who focus… Continue reading

4 Ways to Fix What’s Wrong with Accountability

The chief end of accountability is nudging people toward their potential by leveraging untapped talent. The secondary end of accountability is getting things done. Who you are comes before what you do. #1. Choose internal before… Continue reading

4 Benefits of Weakness

Strengths take you further than weaknesses, but turning a blind eye to your weaknesses limits your potential. Strength-based leadership is no excuse to ignore the benefits of weakness. Leaders without weakness are: Clueless.… Continue reading