Tag Archive: Leadership

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

Well Excuuuuse Me!

Excuse-making is a failure pretending to succeed. No one gets it right all the time. The issue is response. Excuses are the skin of a reason stuffed with a lie. Temptation: A member… Continue reading

Seven Ways Coaching-Managers Get Things Done

All managers get things done through people, the question is how.   7 ways coaching-managers get things done: Connect. Traditional managers believe business is relationships, except when it comes to their own team. Coaching-managers… Continue reading

Ten Tips for Great Results Through Serving

Self-serving feels safe, but it’s a lonely dead-end. Have you ever heard anyone say, “My purpose in life is to serve myself?” Yet, we all know self-absorbed, self-serving leaders. Successful leaders dare to… Continue reading

12 Ways Leaders Humiliate Others

Foolish leaders use power and position to make others feel insignificant. Humiliation motivates, but never in positive directions.   Showing disrespect invites disrespect. Stealing someone’s dignity destroys passion and encourages disloyalty. You may… Continue reading

Bill Hybels on Integrating Young Leaders

Peter Drucker believed leaders of nonprofits had lots to teach corporate leaders. With that in mind, I’m delighted to share insights from my conversation with Bill Hybels, one of today’s most highly regarded… Continue reading