Tag Archive: leadership journey

Solution Saturday: What Would You Do

Being a mentor is an ego building experience for immature leaders. What do you do, when a mentee asks, “What would you do?” Self-importance motivates mentors to prematurely spew “pearls of wisdom.” Rushing to… Continue reading

Breaking the Glum-Leader Syndrome

I’ve met some unhappy leaders. Perhaps they love position, power, prestige, or the paycheck. But, they drain energy from people and teams. Unhappy leaders lead unhappy teams. Do something else if leading makes you… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Dangling Carrots

Mary, (Fictitious name), was offered the opportunity to earn a seat at the corporate table. A current team member plans to step down in two or three years. She assumed new responsibilities, while still… Continue reading

His Comment Has Irritated Me for Months

I often talk about the power of saying, “How can I help?” But, several months ago, a man came to me after a talk and said, “Have you ever thought about asking, ‘How… Continue reading

When Work is Unbearable

Troubling clients, ungrateful teammates, constant pressure, or an insecure boss drag you to the pits. The thought of going to work is nearly unbearable. 12 reasons you hate work: Pervasive dissatisfaction. When everything… Continue reading

How to Find Your Great Contribution

Every act of service enhances your worth. As time passes, if you’re fortunate, you’ll make meaningful contributions to growing numbers of individuals, organizations, and communities. The more competent you become the more opportunities you… Continue reading