Leaders what are you willing to reach for, dive for, strive for, to be successful? Shaunee Miller won the gold in a photo finish by diving across the finish line just ahead of Allison Felix. Sometimes that last push gets you the victory. DON’T QUIT!
You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership.
True leaders stand their ground when others take a step back and shy away from accountability. -Enna B
“Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities…because it is the quality which guarantees all others.” – Winston Churchill The Roman historian Tacitus once said, “The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.” Today we might translate that to something like “always playing it safe makes it much harder to succeed.” […]
As a leader, you’ve probably encountered situations that can be frustrating. Perhaps your direct report did something wrong or you had too much on your plate. How did you deal with that situation? I was recently asked at a gathering of friends how I remained so positive. Did I have a secret daily ritual of […]
When was the last time you stopped to think? I mean think, really really think. When was the last time you turned off, completely off, all your gadgets, screens, and computer to just sit quietly in thought? If you’re like most people it’s probably been a long time, a very long time. Thinking, really thinking, […]
The danger of underhanded resistance is you don’t see it coming. Skillful leaders know polite foot dragging, agreement without follow through, and recurring “confusion” are underhanded resistance. Malicious or innocent: Underhanded resistance is always malicious, even when it smiles. It may be motivated by insecurities or disagreement, but it has one objective. Keep things the […]
5 ways sincere leaders promote IRResponsibility: Help too soon. You tell people they aren’t responsible when you rush in to save the day. (You also suggest they aren’t capable.) Protect people from consequences. Don’t hang people out to dry – expect them to make things right. Nag, hover, and micro-manage. Tolerate patterns of poor performance. […]