Warning! Stay Out of the Waters of ‘Watch Me Swim’ Leadership

Have you ever encountered a “Watch Me Swim” leader? This is the person who insists on letting you know about every accomplishment they’ve achieved, no matter how small or insignificant. The attitude is very similar to the child splashing around the swimming pool, desperate for the grown-ups to notice their aquatic abilities. For children in…

How a Line in the Sand Strengthens Your Leadership

Have you drawn a leadership line in the sand? A line in the sand is where your core values intersect with real life situations. Several years ago I was called in to help stabilize a non-profit organization which had been in a financial tailspin. About three months into this journey the Chief Financial Officer came into…

How To Leverage Your Personal Vision To Power Your Leadership

  The clearer your personal vision, the more compelling will be your personal leadership. A personal vision is that innate, unshakable understanding of the role you have been uniquely designed to fulfill. Ultimately, the power of your personal vision is what drives you to want to lead at the highest level possible. One of the clearest examples…