4 Ways Leaders Can Tell If They’re Hearing the Full Truth

Leaders must be truth-tellers. But it’s equally important to be truth-hearers. In order to chart a strong, accurate course, leaders must know they are receiving honest, direct feedback. But the reality is, every leader has experienced an occasion when the answer to a question has sounded somehow “off”. It might not have sounded like a…

5 Outdated Axioms That Can Be Hurting Your Leadership

What you believe as a leader will ultimately determine who you become as a leader. Unfortunately, the beliefs that many leaders cling to are not only outdated, but they can severely limit the growth potential of a leader who subscribes to these ideas. Here are five of the most commonly held leadership beliefs that could…

‘I Was Wrong’ vs ‘I Made a Mistake’- A Vital Leadership Distinction

“I’m sorry. I made a mistake.” How many times have you heard a leader offer up that kind of explanation for something they’ve done? Got caught fudging the numbers? “I’m sorry. I made a mistake.” Told a blatant lie? “I’m sorry. I made a mistake.” Had an inappropriate relationship? “I’m sorry. I made a mistake.”…