3 Proven Indicators You Are Growing as a Leader

Can you actually determine if you are growing as a leader? Absolutely. In fact, recognizing your progress is not only possible, it’s imperative. Imagine if you could somehow really tell if all the leadership books you are reading and the seminars you are attending are paying off. Without a reliable set of indicators to gauge…

Watch Out- These 5 Tips Could 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 Unfortunately, the beliefs that many leaders cling to are not only outdated, but they can severely limit the growth potential of a leader who subscribes to these ideas.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 bizarre leadership beliefs that do…

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…

Is Optimism Always The Best Way To Lead? Here’s How to Tell

As a leader are you always supposed to be an optimist? Well…no. Not necessarily. To be sure, optimism is vital for effective leaders. But so is the discernment to know when it’s time to shelve the optimism and to lead with realism…idealism…or even pessimism. The reality is, in some circumstances a leader must be a…

3 Timely Ways To Avoid the Perils of Clipboard Leadership

Leadership is about producing results, not reports. If you’ve ever encountered a leader who seemed more interested in inspecting activities than in inspiring results, you’ve encountered Clipboard Leadership. Clipboard Leadership is one of the most demotivating forms of authority you are ever likely to encounter. Clipboard Leadership emerges when the need for reports begins to…