How to Bounce Back When Your Leadership Is Rattled

Ever been rattled as a leader? Sure you have. It’s happened each time a project failed miserably. It’s happened each time you received a stinging criticism. No leader is immune to having their confidence shaken. And when it happens, depending how hard you’ve been rattled, it can cause you to begin second-guessing your leadership. Decisions…

How To Add Impact To Your Leadership Language

Leaders talk like leaders. There is a rhythm, a cadence and an unmistakable style of communicating that can instantly be recognized in effective leaders. It’s a way of communicating that mobilizes teams, that instills confidence and that clarifies directions. Leaders talk like leaders. Like any language, the skill of talking like a leader can be…

4 Ways That Exaggeration Can Damage Your Leadership

As a leader you must certainly project optimism. But when you cross the line into hyperbole, your leadership is facing significant risks. Recently, a leader in my orbit described a meeting as “Quite possibly our best meeting ever!” Right away, the thought flashed through my mind, “I need to keep watching my own communication for any signs of…