Category Archive: Gratitude

The Top Three Communication Issues That Hold Leaders Back

The top three communication issues that hold leaders back: 63% – Not recognizing employee achievement. 57% – Not giving clear direction. 52% – Not having time to meet with employees. (Source: Interact/Harris Poll)… Continue reading

How to Own Your Wake

Leaders struggle to see themselves through the eyes of others. You enhance your impact on others AFTER you acknowledge your impact ON others. Own your wake: Like a boat, you leave a wake… Continue reading

Seven Ways to be Thankful Like a Leader

Gratitude dies when you think it but don’t say it. Problems and pressure suck gratitude out of your soul. But the practice of aspirational gratitude elevates you and energizes the people around you.… Continue reading

The Seven Powers of Gratitude

Choose the freedom of thankfulness over the headwind of ingratitude. “Un” ruins leaders. Ungrateful leaders become unkind, unhelpful, and unconnected. Ungratefulness is a buffeting headwind. The seven powers of gratitude: #1. Gratitude energizes those… Continue reading

When Others See Your Value – Others See Your Value

Before a recent presentation, a woman asked me a question I’ve never been asked. I was shaking hands with the audience when it happened. “What makes you qualified to give this presentation?” I… Continue reading

89% of Employees are Demotivated by Ineffective Managers and Leaders

It might hurt, but look in the mirror if people around you are low energy slugs.  The greatest ability is the ability to develop abilities. 98% of employees who have good leaders are… Continue reading