Category Archive: energy

Dear Dan: I Feel Burn-Out Because Administration Promotes Unqualified People

Dear Dan, First, I really enjoy your leadership tweets. Second, I’m currently at a job, where the administration seems to be promoting ‘yes men’ and not qualified people to supervisors. Not leaders. This… Continue reading

Dear Dan – I Feel Caught Between the Boss and Fellow Employees

Dear Dan, I wonder if you could provide me some guidance with what I call “The curse of the middleman.” I’m a member of two teams. The team of leaders that run our… Continue reading

How to Honor the Law of Vitality

You’re worn out because the escalator is going down and you’re going up. You stumble because you won’t turn around. Some things don’t work no matter how hard you try. People often ask… Continue reading

2 Ways to Build a High Ownership Culture

When ownership is low, getting things done is always hard. 7 signs you’re in a low ownership culture: Normal requests are greeted with moaning. It’s an ‘every person for themselves’ culture. Unhelpfulness is… Continue reading

7 Ways to Be a Happy Leader Today

Life at an amusement park gets boring. A party every night turns to monotony. The pursuit of frivolous happiness inevitably evolves from delight to boredom to burden. A busy life is not necessarily… Continue reading

How to Experience the Vitality of Being True to Yourself

The #1 regret of the dying is, “I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.” The only way to be true to yourself… Continue reading