How to Avoid the 4 Temptations of Being a Nice Leader

Being known as a nice person has been considered by some to be detrimental to effective leadership. But the evidence would indicate that just the opposite is true. In today’s world, nice people really do finish first when it comes to leadership. Niceness is not weakness. It is not passive and indecisive. It simply means…

How To Scoop Up Momentum In Ice Cream Seasons

There’s a huge difference between generating momentum, and simply enjoying momentum. And leaders must understand that these two different types of seasons require different types of leadership. That’s a lesson I learned in my days as a younger leader, serving as the chair person of a non-profit organization. During a board meeting, as we reviewed…

How To Create An Unstoppable One-Two Leadership Punch

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 part…