Category Archive: Leading

5 Cures for Leadership-loneliness

Leaders feel lonely. Relationship boundaries stretch and occasionally break. In addition, change, innovation, or new initiatives may cause loyalties to evaporate. If you’ve never experienced the loneliness of leadership, I wonder if you’ve… Continue reading

Protecting Your Progress

Coach John Wooden said, “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” “All or nothing thinking,” is one reason momentum ends, stagnation begins, and defeat lurks in the… Continue reading

Determining Leadership Focus and Direction

The way you define leadership determines what you’ll do, where you’ll go, and how you’ll get there. Without definitions you’ll flounder. You must define your leadership. Some leadership-definitions are relational, others situational, still… Continue reading

How to Maintain Forward Movement

Organizations and people always have trajectory. They never stand still. Standing still while the world changes means you’re falling backward. Falling backward means you’re becoming irrelevant.  On the other hand, forward movement drives… Continue reading

From Low impact to High impact leadership

I’m surprised that some people have low or no desire for high influence, high impact leadership. It seems unnatural to me. However, I meet people that seem not to care. Here’s what I… Continue reading

How to lead without trying?

“If I had to put somebody in to take Roger Smith’s place at General Motors, I would pick Frances Hesselbein…because the basic problem is in turning around a huge bureaucracy, and that is… Continue reading