How To Recognize the 3 Leadership Shortcuts You Should Avoid

When they hit a slump, effective leaders will fight their way through, when others are simply looking for a shortcut. Slumps can hit any leader, at any time.  – The wins just aren’t happening, – The plan just isn’t coming together, – The team just isn’t responding, When that happens there can be a great…

How to Alleviate Leadership Anxiety With the Power of Perspective

One of the most important functions of effective leadership is to master the power of perspective. Leaders require the ability to look at problems and determine their relative size and importance. Is this a big problem, or a little problem? Of all of the problems facing our team, which is the most important, and which is…

How To Escape The 5 Dangers of Fire-Drill Leadership

If everything is an emergency, nothing is an emergency. The truth of this leadership axiom is lost on many leaders who seem to lurch their leadership, and their team, from one panic-riddled crisis to another. I was once on a team led by such a leader. “All hands on deck!”, “Emergency meeting!” and  “Everyone into the conference room,…