Tag Archive: leadership success

16 Ways to Get to the Truth

Insulated leaders don’t ask, because they don’t want to know. You are less than you could be, because people aren’t telling you the truth.   4 surprising reasons employees don’t speak up: Positive suggestions create more… Continue reading

3 Ways to Fail Successfully

Some failures are useful, but not all. Failure is useless when caused by… Lack of effort. Dishonesty. Intentional deviation. Deal quickly and firmly with useless failure. Useful failure teaches you what isn’t working. The… Continue reading

The Greater Challenge

Problems are roadblocks to results. Exceptional leaders lean into problems; mediocre turn away. If you want to lead, solve a problem, the bigger the better. But, solving problems doesn’t produce results. 5 un-leaderly… 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

Solution Saturday: I can’t focus

Lack of focus means you’re out of control. Distraction drains energy and dilutes potential.   Unfocused leaders: Struggle to trust others. Don’t have hobbies. Say yes too much. Eat poorly. Forget what they’re all… Continue reading

12 Ways to Make the Most of Opportunities

Everyone who says, “I wish I had more opportunities,” doesn’t understand opportunities. An opportunity is your chance to give before you get. An unmet need, for example, is an opportunity. The door of opportunity… Continue reading