How To Leverage Clarity On Your “Why” To Maximize Your Leadership

The first step in bringing alignment to your leadership is to be able to clearly, quickly, and decisively answer your Why question. Why are you leading? Why are you doing what you’re doing? Why are you putting your time and energy into one particular strategy, versus another? When you can answer such questions with crystal…

How To Discover A Christmas Leadership Miracle

A leader must be as jealously protective of their people as they are zealously focused on their goal. And as the Christmas season is upon us, you can find a vivid picture of how these two vital leadership principles can be intertwined by looking at one of the time-honored carols of the season. In Good King Wenceslas you…

How To Go From Control Freak to Results Freak

If you can’t resist the urge to control every detail of every plan, you will be the single greatest lid on your team’s potential. Leaders who feel the need to personally involve themselves in the minutia of the team’s operation rarely call themselves a “control freak”, but without realizing it, their need to control is impeding…

5 Times Leaders Just Need to Stop Talking

Leaders need to talk. They must cast vision. They must issue challenges. They must extend encouragement. But just as importantly, effective leaders also grasp another fundamental truth: Sometimes leaders need to just stop talking. These are times when the most effective communication strategy is not say a thing. 1. When it’s time to listen When…