Category Archive: Vision

How to Turn Cautious Teammates into Visionary Thinkers

Visionary thinking typically receives quick turndowns from cautious leaders. People start thinking small and safe. Everyone dreams small when cautious judgmental leaders control decisions. Traditional management culture encourages everyone to lower expectations and ask for… Continue reading

5 Ways to Stop Reviewing History and Create the Future

I invited several top leaders, authors, and bloggers to share their wisdom with Leadership Freak readers. Thanks to Skip Prichard for sharing this insightful post filled with advice on driving toward the future. ___ Years ago, I walked… Continue reading

The Top 12 Missed Opportunities of Leadership

I’m sure you’re rowing hard. But are you rowing like a leader? In order to seize opportunities you must recognize them. The top 12 missed opportunities of leadership: Eliminating ambiguity. Lean into confusion… Continue reading

4 Ways to Throw Gas – not water – On Dreams

People are excited to do what they want to do, not what you want them to do. The sooner you embrace this idea, the more successful you’ll become. Control resources. Release people. Frustration:… Continue reading

7 Ways to become Remarkable

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are attempting the first solar powered flight around the world. The attempt began March 9, 2016 in Abu Dhabi UAE when André flew to Muscat, Oman in 13… Continue reading

They Won’t Budge

Efforts to make things better are persistently blocked by a bottleneck. Now what? Pour out your good stuff, even when disappointed with others. Hardened bottlenecks: Forget the big pictures. Resist what might be. Use policy… Continue reading