How to Avoid the Copy-Cat Leadership Trap

One of the best ways to develop in your leadership is to learn from other leaders. One of the worst ways is to merely copy these great leaders. Growing leaders will read about other great leaders, will seek to discern their leadership traits, even emulate their leadership skills. Copy-cat leaders do little more than mimic…

3 Ways To Keep Your Leadership Fresh And Powerful

In leadership, there’s nothing quite like proven, reliable experience. That is, unless all that experience slides into nothing more than mere tired staleness. But effective leaders have a curious, and vital way to keep their leadership fresh and positive. It’s a counter-intuitive, almost contradictory perspective that prevents reliable experience from turning into simply tired and obsolete. It’s…

4 Powerful Lines Leaders Navigate To Be Effective

There are two lines that leaders love to focus on. Leaders love starting lines, and they love finish lines. Starting lines provide energy and excitement. They represent the launch of a new project or initiative. They represent take off, lift off and the possibilities of a new leadership adventure. Leaders love starting lines. But if…

How Leaders Prevent ‘Experienced’ From Becoming Just ‘Tired’

There’s nothing quite like proven, reliable experience to help a leader navigate through the toughest of challenges. But effective leaders have a curious, and vital, counter-balance to such experience. It’s a counter-intuitive, almost contradictory perspective that prevents reliable experience from turning into simply tired and obsolete. It’s the ability to see the world through ‘young eyes’.…