Category Archive: Leading

When Vulnerability Leads to Loyalty and Respect

The story that follows is true. He couldn’t believe his ears. A senior member of the management team actually said they were drowning. In more than 15 years he’d never heard anything like… Continue reading

8 Techniques that Help People Want Help

You don’t always have the luxury of waiting until people wake up to their short-comings and failures before helping them. Perhaps they’re oblivious or business urgencies require speedy improvement. You can’t help anyone… Continue reading

How to Deliver more Results by Coaching Others

Management’s greatest challenge is delivering results through others. Average managers manage processes; great managers manage people. You’ll go further if you spend less time focused on what you want and more time focusing… Continue reading

Six Positive Ways to Rise Above Negativity

You’ll never be great and negative at the same time. The positive side of negativity is you’ll eventually be right. Bad things happen. Problems arise. Crisis is inevitable. Being right, however, doesn’t create… Continue reading

5 Ways to Build Confidence in Others

Image source The people around you lose confidence in themselves. You have the ability to build them up. Consistently build them and they achieve. Persistently tear them down and you undermine them and… Continue reading

The 4 to 1 Rule Will Change Your Life

July 2, 2011 I decided to adopt the 4 to 1 rule. I challenge you to do the same. Every negative comment requires four positive comments. I know what some of you are… Continue reading