10 Qualities of the Leaders I Want on My Team

The starting place for building an effective “dream team” is in having a crystal clear picture of the qualities you want in the people. If you were to make a list of the attributes you would want on the members of your leadership team you would likely include such characteristics as: Go-getter. Someone who ‘makes…

How To Develop The Courage To Lead In Challenging Times

In today’s turbulent times, leaders are being called upon to lead with more courage than ever before. But how can you lead courageously, when you’re just not feeling particularly brave? Like any quality, courage can be developed. It starts by understanding the qualities that make up courageous leadership… 1. Humility True courage is rooted in humility.…

3 Signs You’re a Compelling Vision-Caster, Not Just an Announcement-Maker

Most leaders understand the vital importance of casting a compelling vision. But is it possible that you have slipped from the casting of visions to the mere making of public relation announcements? A p.r. announcement is not the same as a vision. And if you have missed the leadership mark by simply making such announcements,…

3 Ways Your Fast Decisions Could Be Hurting Results

Today’s leadership culture celebrates fast decision making. But the reality is, if your decisions are happening too quickly you could be doing more harm than good. A recent Google search on the question, “How to make fast decisions” returned an astonishing 517,000,000 hits. Everyone, it seems wants to make fast leadership decisions. And there are…