Tag Archive: wise leaders

10 Words of Advice for Advice Givers

The number one complaint of advice givers is people don’t listen. If you enjoy giving advice, chill out. You might be qualified to give advice if you’re reluctant to give it. I’ve never met… Continue reading

Seven Ways Smart Leaders Get Even Smarter

Brilliant leaders end up saying, “Doh!” sometimes. Talent doesn’t exempt you from doing dumb things, neither does intelligence. The fool who “knows” is dangerous and destructive. 7 ways smart leaders get even smarter:… Continue reading

The Most Important Thing About Us

Incompetent leaders are pushed around by negative environments. Skillful leaders create positive environments and manage emotion. The way people feel, while they work, is leadership’s opportunity. You can’t control people’s feelings, but you can create interactions… Continue reading

The Ultimate Pursuit

The ultimate pursuit of life isn’t happiness, love, or success, it’s wisdom. Thankfully, wisdom isn’t information, intelligence, or talent. Wisdom is practical know-how. (Nothing more, nothing less, nothing else.) Wisdom is always useful in… Continue reading

7 Ways to Deal with Old Leaders

Old leaders who ignore or belittle young leaders close the door on the future. To young leaders: Prepare: Old foolish leaders are inconsistent. They despise your sense of entitlement, but they feel entitled.… Continue reading

10 Ways to Pursue Excellence Without Negativity

The difference between leading and losing is the courage to pursue excellence without getting sucked into negativity. Pursue excellence or mediocrity prevails. Everyone rises to excellence or eases into mediocrity. Mediocrity ignites apathy. Those who… Continue reading