Category Archive: Marks of leaders

5 Secrets that Expand Your Ability to Lead

Successful leaders think more about relationships and less about technical skills. Expanding your leadership is about people. 5 secrets that expand your ability to lead: #1. Value casual interactions. If you and your… Continue reading

How to Stop Crushing Dreams and Maximize Aspiration

Energize people by speaking into their aspiration. A young employee says they aspire to become a manager. You view them through the lens of “NEEDS to IMPROVE.” Maybe they need to complain less… Continue reading

The Path From Empathy to Accountability

The ability to manage schedules, operate machines, or take someone’s temperature has nothing to do with leading. The challenges of leadership are human, not technical. Highly skilled people get promoted to leadership because… Continue reading

How to Become a Truly Remarkable Leader

On average, most leaders are average, even if they think they’re remarkable. But every leader can become truly remarkable in some areas. Remarkable leadership is never an accident. REMARKABLE LEADERS ARE: #1. Hot… Continue reading

4 Ways to Develop the Mindset of a Leader

Skills, circumstances, opportunity, and the people on your team impact the results of your leadership. But mindset – habitual ways of thinking – effects everything about you. Mindset governs the trajectory of your… Continue reading

When You Mean Well, But Put Your Foot in Your Mouth

Dunkin’ Donuts is a comfort to me when I travel. When I see a Dunkin’, I think everything is going to be OK. It’s not that I eat donuts. I eat a bagel… Continue reading