7 Power Tips for Having a Tough Conversation

“The point is this: difficult conversations are almost never about getting the facts right. They are about conflicting perceptions, interpretations, and values.” Douglas Stone, Difficult Conversations. 7 Power Tips for Having a Tough… Continue reading

6 Power Tips for Having a Tough Conversation

You tried to deal with the issue when it was small but there’s no improvement. Now it’s time for a tough conversation. Power Tips for Tough Conversations: #1. Build positive relationships: Positive relationships… Continue reading

Creating Change Starts with ‘Getting Out of One’s Bubble’

Book giveaway!! 20 complimentary copies available. Leave a comment on this guest post by Dr. C. Otto Scharmer to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of Essentials of Theory U. (Deadline:… Continue reading

How to See Opportunity Everywhere You Go

The way you show up impacts what you see. Leaders who show up to fix things see problems and inadequacies. Leaders who show up to celebrate progress see strengths and opportunities. The world… Continue reading

The Complete List of ‘UP’ for Leaders

Thanks to readers who correct, clarify, and expand on the ideas presented here on Leadership Freak. Several readers expanded the ideas in this morning’s post. I can’t resist compiling a ‘complete’ list of… Continue reading

How to Show Up, Stir Up, Build Up, and Shut Up

If you let your mind wander, you’ll end up where you don’t want to go. Give your personal leadership focus and direction. #1. Show Up. Bring your best self to work by determining… Continue reading