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5 Accountability Practices that Guarantee Teams Row Together

Teams that row together are no accident.

The secret to pulling together is shared accountability.

Accountability brings reality to responsibility.

2 Ways to Be Water for the Thirsty

Tired people stagger through the desert looking for a drop of relief.

Use your experience to provide water.

Use your experience to give water to the thirsty.

Stop Hedging – It Makes You Sound Weak

Yesterday, a leader I respect said, “I almost teared up.”

Then I spoke directly, “You didn’t almost tear up. Either you did or you didn’t.”

How to stop hedging?

21 Things Leaders Don’t Need to Do

Leadership is challenging enough. Don’t make yourself miserable by doing what you don’t need to do.

Here are 21 things leaders don’t need to do. What’s on your list?

The Empathy Advantage: 7 Reasons Empathy Matters in the Real World

The empathy advantage:

Retention and engagement.
Customer service.
Crisis management.


3 Kinds of Leadership for 3 Kinds of Innovation

I’m delighted to host another important book giveaway.

Do you know the three kinds of innovation and three factors for leadership success in each?