How To Bounce Back When Your Leadership Has Been 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…

What the Best Leaders Know About The Power of Repetition

Sometimes it can seem that finding the right leadership action to solve a problem is like pure guess-work. But at other times, faced with a challenge, you will almost instinctively reach for just the right leadership action and achieve tremendous results. The difference often comes down to muscle memory. And it’s a principle that can…

Don’t Settle for ‘Change’, Push for ‘Growth’

There’s a subtle form of complacency that can creep into the mindset of just about any leader. It’s the willingness to settle for Change, when it is really Growth that is called for. The difference might sound subtle, but in fact it is an important and significant difference. Leaders armed with the growth mindset are…

6 “Culture Killers” Leaders Must Avoid

  What you allow, you encourage. In leadership, this nugget of truth is especially true when it comes to the building of a healthy culture. When the leader allows fun, candor, initiative and diligence, those qualities will be encouraged to flourish. Similarly, when you allow Culture Killers like grumbling, selfishness and laziness, so too are…

How Leaders Solve the Biggest Problem-Solving Problem

Problem-solving is in the “DNA” of effective leadership.  So how come sometimes it just doesn’t work? Why is it that some attempts at problem-solving feel like you’re just butting your head into a brick wall? Why do some of the best-intentioned problem-solving initiatives just fall flat? Sometimes it’s because, right out of the gate, you…