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…

10 Qualities of the Leaders I Want on My Team

The starting place for building an effective “dream team” is in having a crystal clear picture of the qualities you want in the people. If you were to make a list of the attributes you would want on the members of your leadership team you would likely include such characteristics as: Go-getter.Someone who ‘makes it…

5 Judgement-Crushers to Avoid When Leading In A Crisis

Leading in and through a turbulent season requires extraordinary judgement. You must be able to make quick decisions and to respond to ever-shifting circumstances. Without good judgement, you simply can’t have good crisis leadership. Because good judgement is the key to unlocking good decisions. Good judgement allows you to size up a challenging situation, and…