How To Avoid the 3 Blows From a Leadership Shortcut

When you’re in a leadership slump, the temptation to take a shortcut can be overwhelming. But if you succumb to those temptations you can be inflicting unseen damage to your leadership. The fact is, every leader faces a slump from time to time: – The wins just aren’t happening, – The plan just isn’t coming together,…

How To Develop The 3 Essential Qualities In Kind Leadership

In leadership, kindness is not weakness. Rather, to be effective, a leader must develop an authentic sense of empathy that can help forge the deepest of connections. Kindness is action-oriented, and is an essential component to influencing lasting impact. Think of the qualities you have found in leaders who have had the greatest personal impact in…

Big Problem? Know Which Bucket Has the Solution

Some leadership challenges remain unsolved, because you’re looking in the wrong bucket for the answer. Years ago I inherited the task of trimming $400,000 out of a $3,000,000 budget. The first $200,000 had been relatively painless. But now the job needed deep cuts; I needed to trim another $200,000, and I had run out of…