Category Archive: Goals

7 Ways to Stop Being a Grim Reaper Leader

Grim-Reaper-Leaders contaminate every environment. People feel you before they see you. Have you ever walked into a space and felt a bad vibe before seeing anyone?  Radius: Imagine waking up after an accident… Continue reading

Is Super Bowl Coach Bill Belichick a Detached Jerk

Bill Belichick, coach of the New England Patriots, has one facial expression. I’m not sure if you’d describe it as grumpy, unhappy, or intimidating – maybe all three. You wouldn’t call it warm.… Continue reading

How to Beat Your Inner-Critic into Submission

Inner-critics stomp around smashing hope and shattering confidence. The goal of your inner-critic is safety. The top 7 expressions of inner-critics: You should have. Inner-critics love the negative past. You screwed up. They… Continue reading

How Experienced Leaders Become Stagnant and Mediocre

Repetition isn’t the path to improvement, unless you persistently work to improve.   The only way to improve is to focus on improvement. Experience turns to mediocrity when: You can’t explain what you’re… Continue reading


I invited several top leaders, authors, and bloggers to share their wisdom with Leadership Freak readers. Thanks to Douglas R. Conant for contributing this insightful post on bringing goals to life. Many leaders understand the importance of designing a… Continue reading

Stop Wasting Energy – Deliver the Real Results of Leadership

Confusion regarding the real results of leadership causes leaders to waste their time doing the wrong things. The real results of leadership are people and teams who live up to their potential. The… Continue reading