Tag Archive: Leadership Development

5 Deadly Beliefs That Limit Leaders

Action begins with belief. Wrong beliefs result in wasted effort. Ineffective leaders believe wrong things about themselves, others, situations, and organizations. 5 deadly beliefs that limit leaders: Deadly belief #1. The problem is out… Continue reading

The State Trooper and I

A State Trooper pulled me over for speeding. It feels like yesterday. It was several years ago. I was on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. My speed was between 25 and 30 mph over the… Continue reading

Why You Should Stop Writing Job Descriptions

“It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.” Steve Jobs I have a coaching client… Continue reading

Stepping into an Open Field

Controlling leaders hold back talent, push down, and under utilize. Wouldn’t you love to work with a leader who led you into an open field? Wouldn’t it be great if you were one?   Controlling leaders are:… Continue reading

Connecting with Elders and Power Brokers

Know-it-alls never ask real questions. Leaders who always know; dominate, dictate, alienate, isolate, and eventually stagnate. Young and old often know too much and ask too little. The most uninteresting person is the one… Continue reading

How to Establish Connection with Anyone

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, works for roses, not people. People don’t like “any other name.” They like their own. I’m terrible with names. It might be genetic. I… Continue reading