Tag Archive: Leadership

Half the Team Doesn’t Trust the Boss

Over 50% of employees don’t trust their boss.* 5 reasons leaders seem dishonest: Pretending things are better than they are. Holding your nose in the air. Arrogant leaders sacrifice others to protect their image. Remaining isolated.… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: 12 Ways to Get People to Listen to You

Forget leading if no one’s listening. The right to be heard is earned. After a recent presentation, I was asked, “How do I deal with someone who isn’t listening to me?” 12 ways… Continue reading

The Top 10 Ways to be an Extraordinary Leader Today

Work on internal environments. You can’t control the external world, but you can control the way you do things internally. Grab the bull by the horns, if you don’t like what you see… Continue reading

How to Solve People-Problems Pt. 2

Behaviors, not theories, solve people-problems. This is part-two of, “How to Solve People Problems.” Scan part-one here. How to solve people-problems: Let’s focus on the people-problem of low morale. #1. Positive before negative:… Continue reading

How to Be Humble

Dad died June 25, 2012. This morning, I miss him. Dad was a dairy farmer from Maine. He didn’t need applause for taking care of his wife and children. He humbly got the job… Continue reading

How to Be a Genius in Seven Questions

At the beginning, you offer answers. In the end it’s about questions. The right answer is always preceded by the right question. Pressure: Ego inflates when people look to you for answers. As time… Continue reading