Why ‘It Doesn’t Matter Who Gets the Credit’ is Terrible Advice for Leaders

You can’t build a great team, if you don’t know who keeps coming up with all those great ideas. As a leader, you need to know who your big idea generators are. And one of the biggest reasons so many leaders fail to identify their top idea people is because of misunderstanding the phrase, “Just…

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 Unfortunately, the beliefs that many leaders cling to are not only outdated, but they can severely limit the growth potential of a leader who subscribes to these ideas.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…

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…

4 Important Lines Leaders Navigate To Be Effective

Leaders love starting lines, and they love finish lines. But effective leaders know that the battle is often won in the less glamorous “in-between” lines. Starting lines provide energy and excitement. They represent the launch of a new project or initiative. They represent take off, lift off and the possibilities of a new leadership adventure. But…