Three Secrets For Transforming Conflict Into Creative Energy

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies of, Conflict without Casualties. Leave a comment on this guest post by Dr. Nate Regier to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of Conflict without… Continue reading

5 Ways to Answer Self Importance and Move Toward Humility

“I don’t like it that helping can make me feel superior to others.” The young woman on my team who spoke those words volunteered at a homeless shelter Sunday night. We spoke Monday morning… Continue reading

Don’t Say, “It’s Not That Bad,” to Someone Who Thinks it’s Bad

Don’t say, “It’s not that bad,” to someone who thinks it’s bad.   You’re right: When team members say, “Things are bad,” say, “You know, you’re right.” And then ask, What’s bad about… Continue reading

How to Transform A Foot Dragger into a Dynamo

People who are great at getting things done ARE NOT excited to take on new responsibilities. A Doer’s lack of enthusiasm to take on responsibilities makes them seem like a foot-dragger. In reality,… Continue reading

5 Ways to Protect Dreamers From Self-Destruction

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer.” Harriet Tubman   5 ways to protect dreamers from self-destruction: Dreamers don’t feel they need protection. Don’t let dreamers: Control financial decisions without input from doers… Continue reading

How to Ignite Development in the Arrogant and Resistant

Arrogance can’t see a need for development. Ask egotistical managers if they run great meetings. (Insert any management skill.) Of course they do! There’s no point in telling them they don’t. Pride invites… Continue reading