Category Archive: Taking others higher

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

How to Be Humble

Dad died June 25, 2012. This morning, I miss him. Dad was a dairy farmer from Maine. He didn’t need applause for taking care of his wife and children. He humbly got the job… 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

Seven Ways to Rise by Letting Go

Frustration is hoping for change while clinging to the past. The first step into your future is letting go of what stopped working.   6 ways to know you R.U.S.T.E.D. and it’s time to let… 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