Category Archive: Success

How to Solve People-Problems

The problems we have with each other are more dangerous than the problems we have with competitors. People-problems get worse when they’re ignored.   Organizational turmoil diminishes, when nagging people problems find resolution. Everything… Continue reading

10 Phrases Incompetent Leaders Keep Saying

You can try and fail one or two times. But, persistent failure – in the same area – signals incompetence. Everyone who gets ahead establishes a track record of reliability. You can’t be trusted if… Continue reading

Four Ways to Get Ahead in Your Organization

Everyone who rises within an organization does things to please people with power. Getting ahead within organizations always includes making someone happy. 4 ways to get ahead within organizations: #1. Seek and listen to input,… 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

When Work is Unbearable

Troubling clients, ungrateful teammates, constant pressure, or an insecure boss drag you to the pits. The thought of going to work is nearly unbearable. 12 reasons you hate work: Pervasive dissatisfaction. When everything… Continue reading

12 Ways Successful Leaders Find Energy

Success requires energy. No energy – no success. Passion is focused energy. No passion – no leadership. The most important thing you manage is your own energy. 7 energy drains: Self-importance. The false… Continue reading