How To Increase Your Impact by Giving Away Your Leadership

In your leadership, you are either a hoarder, a lender or a giver. And being aware of which type of leader you are will go a long way to determining what kind of impact you’ll have. 1. The hoarding leader This is someone who devours leadership learnings, but keeps it all to themselves. Rather than investing…

Why “Remove Negative People” Is Terrible Advice For Leaders

The world may tell you to remove negative people from your life. But if you strive to be an authentic leader, your goal should be just the opposite. You should be seeking out negative people, and placing yourself directly, and intentionally, in their midst. Authentic leadership requires nothing less of you. Authentic leadership is built…

10 Sayings That Reveal The Heart of Courage in a Leader

In leadership, courage is not bluster. Courage is an inward reflection of a leader’s security and their resolve to continually move people closer to the goal. Some have mistakenly equated courageous leadership with such infamous cries such as, “Damn the torpedoes! Full steam ahead!” “Give me victory, or give me death!” “Cry havoc and let…

3 Indicators You Need to Recharge Your Leadership Battery

When your leadership battery is fully charged, everyone around you wins. The leader sets the emotional and cultural tone for the team. And so when the leader’s personal energy is running strong the entire culture benefits. Teams are more cohesive Tough decisions are made with confidence Tensions on the team are resolved in a healthy manner…

How 4 Simple Questions Can Redefine a “Great Leadership Day”

Wherever you lead, and in whatever capacity, there is one question that should be top of mind when the day is done. “Did I lead well today?” If you can’t answer that question clearly and definitively each and every day, what was the point of all of that leadership energy you expended? What was the…