Category Archive: Leading

How Servant Leaders Deliver Remarkable Results

Pressure produces compliance, not commitment. The compliant never achieve greatness. It’s not leadership to declare a random goal and pressure people to perform. “Increase profits by ten percent!” The heart of servant leadership… Continue reading

Tips for Engaging with People Who Matter Most

New Book giveaway!! 20 complimentary copies available. Leave a comment on this guest post by Rodger Dean Duncan to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of, “LeaderSHOP.” (Deadline: 12/16/2018) We… Continue reading

How to Overcome the Voice of Experience

The negative impact of experience is a closed mind. The story of David and Goliath in the Hebrew Bible illustrates the power of embracing new methods when facing unexpected challenges. The voice of… Continue reading

The Amtrak Fiasco

Emotion is a fickle mistress. I’m writing this from a hotel where I hadn’t planned to stay. At first, I was angry at Amtrak for canceling the train. When I laid down last… Continue reading

How to Manage the Bottom 15%

At WD-40 about 60% believe they can achieve their career goals without leaving the company. The strategy is simple, but not necessarily easy.* Learn Leap Repeat “Every single person in your organization is… Continue reading

Status Matters – 3 Ways to Gain It

If you had the choice, would you choose high or low status? Status elevates your opportunity to make a difference. 3 ways to elevate your status: #1. Don’t obsess about gaining status. The… Continue reading