Leading Change? Time to Cash In Your Chips

Do you know how many change chips you’re carrying around in your pocket? Leaders possess a certain number of ‘change chips’. These chips are made up of credibility, respect, authority, good will and other essential leadership ingredients. Every leader carries these around in their pocket knowing that at the moment when they must introduce change they…

Why This Is The Most Important Lesson I’ve Learned In Team Leadership

Every leader leads two teams; there’s the team you inherited, and there’s the team you built. This key truth has been one of the most important lessons I’ve ever learned with respect to team leadership. The team you inherited were already in place before you showed up. They had been assembled by your predecessor, and…

3 Outdated Axioms Leaders Should Stop Using in 2018

Have you ever encountered a leader who clearly had leadership skills, but who somehow seemed to be out of step? It happens more often than you’d think. “Out of step leadership” is demonstrated when a leader seems to be stuck in outdated leadership principles, which are often revealed through 3 outdated leadership axioms. If you find yourself clinging…