Category Archive: Leadership Development

Two Breakthrough Questions that Change the Way People Think

We’re like bear cubs clinging to trees when it comes to the way we think. Resistance to change produces stability. You can’t climb a new tree until you come down from the one… Continue reading

4 Unexpected Realities Real Leaders Learn that Phonies Never Get

The tragedy of phoniness is an empty heart. Real leaders learn to bring their best selves to work. Phonies wear a mask. Phonies become phonies because they’re worried about opinions, approval, and recognition.… Continue reading

5 Smart Things to Do When You Feel Confused

Dead people have clarity. The rest of us feel confused. You’ll find a two-headed chicken in the Odditorium of St. Petersburg’s Museum of Natural History. You probably know what being two-headed feels like.… Continue reading

Leadership Communication: 10 Reasons to Shut Your Mouth Before it’s too Late

“Being able to effectively communicate is the most important skill any leader can possess.” Richard Branson Leadership communication: 10 reasons to close your mouth. #1. You dozed off. If it doesn’t matter to… Continue reading

5 Morning Habits You Need to Stop Today

Bad morning habits result in stumbling through the day. The way you get up is the way you show up.* 5 morning habits you need to stop today: #1. Planning your day in… Continue reading

SATURDAY SAGE: 7 Good Things About Skillful Quitting

Quitting is pathetic, impulsive, and caving in. It results in a storm of defeat.  Or at least that’s what people think.  Familiar stories: An eleven-year-throws his ball glove on the ground, “I quit”.… Continue reading