The 3 Biggest Time Wasters in a Leader’s Day

There are forces at work every day conspiring to steal your day away from you. Every leader starts the day with the same 24 hours as every other leader on planet earth. But for the most effective leaders I know, they make it the highest priority to identify those time-wasters that can steal your day,…

The Key to True Authenticity in Leadership

A casual acquaintance bumps into you and asks, “How are you?” You instinctively reply, “Fine, thank you”, even though you are dealing with a significant problem. Are you being inauthentic? A competitor asks, “How’s business?” and you reply, “We’re holding our own,” even though your plan is not on track. Are you being inauthentic? The…

Leadership Slump? Resist These 3 Shortcuts

Have you ever been tempted to take a leadership shortcut? Sure you have. Every leader gets into a leadership slump sometimes. – The wins just aren’t happening, – The plan just isn’t coming together, – The team just isn’t responding, You get the idea. When that happens there can be a great temptation to avoid…

3 Essential Qualities in Kind Leadership

Think of the qualities you have found in leaders who have had the greatest personal impact in your life. I’m sure that words like courageous, decisive, and visionary are somewhere on your list. But whenever I’ve asked that question, it’s been rare that the word “kind” hasn’t also shown up. Kindness is not weakness. Rather,…