Tag Archive: Growth

She Didn’t Believe – But Others Did

The incompetent may not recognize their ineptitude. It’s called the Dunning-Kruger Effect. I’ve known individuals who had no idea how unskilled they were.  Competence: The research of Dr. David Dunning and Dr. Justin Kruger… Continue reading

3 Traits Guaranteed to Amplify Your Influence Today

Disconnection invites skepticism – skepticism blocks influence. The tools of disconnected leadership are manipulation and coercion. Connection is the conduit of influence. The battle to connect is lost when people wonder what’s going… Continue reading

7 Questions to Ask Before Pursuing a New Job

Run toward new opportunities, not away from your current situation. It’s too easy to jump from the pan into the fire. 3 must do’s before pursuing new job opportunities: Have a deep conversation with the… Continue reading

5 Ways Sincere Leaders Promote Irresponsibility

5 ways sincere leaders promote IRResponsibility: Help too soon. You tell people they aren’t responsible when you rush in to save the day. (You also suggest they aren’t capable.) Protect people from consequences.… Continue reading

10 Reasons You’re Always Pushing People

Slackers want something for nothing. Talent yearns for opportunity. In between, discouraged middlers slave away. Push slackers and they’ll despise you. Push talent and they’ll thank you. Middlers are development opportunities. 10 reasons you’re… Continue reading

7 Essential Beliefs For Leadership Success

Inconsistency hobbles success. Essential beliefs explain what matters most. Influence beliefs – change lives. A leader’s essential beliefs: Inform decisions. What you believe about yourself, others, and the future informs daily decisions. Enable “no”. Leaders – apart… Continue reading