Tag Archive: Leadership Development

The Illusion of Desire

Recurring gossip, blame, and complaining indicate you want things to change, but you haven’t done anything about it. Wanting change increases frustration when old behaviors continue. Tell me what you’re doing to achieve… Continue reading

5 Ways to Face Uncertainty with Confidence

Responding to uncertainty establishes trajectory, impacts potential, and determines quality of life. Uncertainty is the spotlight of leadership. The dark side of uncertainty: Intolerance and quick tempers. Lost perspective and poor judgments. Things… Continue reading

10 Ways to be Wide for Those Who Feel Superior

Nothing limits leaders more than believing they can succeed without others. Superiority, masquerading as self-confidence, makes leaders look down on others. Marginalizing people limits their potential and yours. People expand your leadership, if you… Continue reading

You Have a Manipulator on the Team If…

Manipulators make you feel bad when you don’t give them what they want. “… if you fail to comply with his request, a manipulator will try to make you feel bad, selfish, naive,… Continue reading

10 Phrases Incompetent Leaders Keep Saying

You can try and fail one or two times. But, persistent failure – in the same area – signals incompetence. Everyone who gets ahead establishes a track record of reliability. You can’t be trusted if… Continue reading

How Confusion Gives Way to Clarity

I often receive emails that include things like, “Do you have any suggestions or advice?” Occasionally, I ask if they’d like to talk. These calls are part listening and advising, but mostly, they’re… Continue reading