How To Keep Your Sanity by Maximizing Pressure and Minimizing Stress

Pressure is inevitable, and necessary, in the life of a leader. Stress, on the other hand, can cause tremendous damage. Every leader knows that pressure is an energy that generates actions and results. Internal pressure is that innate inner drive that causes a leader to want to accomplish great things; to improve the fortunes of…

5 Worn-Out Phrases That Can Hurt 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 Unfortunately, the beliefs that many leaders cling to are not only outdated, but they can severely limit the growth potential of a leader who subscribes to these ideas.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 leadership beliefs that could…

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 Prepare Your Soul for Leadership in 2021

There will be hundreds of posts readily available this month to help you set new leadership targets for 2021. Today, I want to ask you a very different leadership question: “Is my soul in a better place today than it was a year ago?” For 12 months you’ve been doing the hard work of leadership.…

How To Spot 10 Indicators Of Falling Leadership Stock

If you’re finding that even the most basic functions of effective leadership are becoming difficult, it could be that your leadership stock has been falling. As I outlined in 10 Indicators Your Leadership Stock Is On The Rise, the influence of your leadership, like the value of a publicly traded stock, is either going up, or…