Tag Archive: Leadership

12 Ways to Quickly Energize Your Environment

Darkness prevails when you neglect positive energy. Millions of dollars are spent on energizing employees, but energy remains low. Focused energy is engagement. Energy goes up when you tend it and cools when… Continue reading

The Thing I Hate About Planning

Everyone needs to feel responsible, not relieved, when planning meetings are over. A collective sigh of relief at the end of planning sessions predicts disaster. 15 factors for creating great plans: Try things for awhile. Figure… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Help! My Boss is Incompetent

Dear Leadership Freak, My boss drives me crazy. He’s incompetent. He has no people skills. The trouble is the people upstairs think he’s doing a good job. Sincerely, Frustrated with incompetence! Dear Frustrated,… Continue reading

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