How To Hit A Target More Important That Just Balance

The reason that leaders find the search for “work-life” balance so frustrating, is that such balance really doesn’t exist. The problem with the search for this balance is that the quest is built on two faulty assumptions: It assumes you can actually define it. In fact, no one can really define “work-life balance”. Does it mean…

3 Signs You Need to Focus the Team on the Big Picture

Individual goals matter, but if they cause you to lose sight of the big picture, you have a big problem. Because when people lose sight of the big picture, when the natural gravitational pull towards self-interest takes over, the team will lose focus, momentum and eventually it will lose out on whatever goal you are…

How To Combine Passion And Discipline For Tremendous Results

It’s no secret. Passion is a required trait for any leader. But on its own, passion isn’t enough. Passion is certainly required to build a team, to implement change, and to drive towards a better future. But it will only get you out of the starting blocks. Effective leaders know that passion is only one…

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,…