Category Archive: Taking others higher

12 Ways to Make the Most of Opportunities

Everyone who says, “I wish I had more opportunities,” doesn’t understand opportunities. An opportunity is your chance to give before you get. An unmet need, for example, is an opportunity. The door of opportunity… Continue reading

Coaching to Capitalize on Frustration

Don’t say calm down. Capitalize on frustration. Frustration is energy. Energized toddlers fall down kicking and screaming, when they can’t have candy before breakfast. The message of frustration? Give me what I want.… Continue reading

The Top 10 Ways to be an Extraordinary Leader Today

Work on internal environments. You can’t control the external world, but you can control the way you do things internally. Grab the bull by the horns, if you don’t like what you see… Continue reading

How to Solve People-Problems Pt. 2

Behaviors, not theories, solve people-problems. This is part-two of, “How to Solve People Problems.” Scan part-one here. How to solve people-problems: Let’s focus on the people-problem of low morale. #1. Positive before negative:… Continue reading

12 Refueling Strategies That Work Today

Foolish leaders believe they can take more out of life than they put in. Well, maybe it isn’t foolishness. Maybe it’s arrogance. Only God never runs dry. Normal people know that everyone who… Continue reading

In Praise of Incompetent Managers

Imagine you weren’t as competent as you believe. How would you treat your team? The problem is, you can do it “better” yourself. Do-it-yourself managers: Get things done. Want the job done right.… Continue reading