How Leaders Win the War on Worry

“What if we don’t hit our numbers?” “Supposing the new program launch isn’t successful?” “What will happen if we can’t fill that staff position in time?” These worries, and countless others like them, can dominate the thinking of leaders. But leaders must maintain the discipline to avoid needless worry is because of the mental energy it…

Avoiding the Perils of ‘Watch Me Swim’ Leadership

Have you ever encountered a “Watch Me Swim” leader? This is the person who insists on letting you know about every accomplishment they’ve achieved, no matter how small or insignificant. The attitude is very similar to the child splashing around the swimming pool, desperate for the grown-ups to notice their aquatic abilities. For children in…