Category Archive: weaknesses

10 Ways to Deal with Weaknesses in Others

Everyone is great at some things and lousy at others. Arrogant leaders compare the weaknesses of others to their strengths. Don’t judge others by the way they compare to you. When you evaluate… Continue reading

Conquering 12 Deadly Leadership Sins

Leaders who never make mistakes are confused and blind. The day of savior-leadership is coming to an end. Everyone knows the emperor has no clothes. If you have it all together, you don’t. Image… Continue reading

Identify and Overcome Weaknesses that Matter

Leaders often believe their relationships are more positive than they are. You feel good about relationships when results are good. But, results and relationships aren’t the same thing. “People who are smart and self… Continue reading

How to Ignite Fire

Leave a comment on this post for a chance to win a copy of, “Lead Positive.” (25 copies available. Winners chosen at random.) The first job of leadership is catching a glimpse of… Continue reading

How to Lead Like Ellen DeGeneres Part Deux

Ellen DeGeneres is a person of influence because she’s not intimidating. The look on her face says, “I want you to like me.” It’s not a needy look. But, it borders on insecurity.… Continue reading

10 Ways to Listen to the Black Dog

Bob Sutton gave me permission to be self-critical. He didn’t intend to, but, I felt great about being hard on myself, after we hung up. We were talking about his new book, “Scaling… Continue reading