Category Archive: Marks of leaders

10 Stupid Things Smart Leaders Do

“Stupid is as stupid does.” Forest Gump The danger of stupid is it seems smart. Smart people do stupid things. You must quit doing stupid things to make room for smart things. The… Continue reading

20 Questions You Can Use to Audit Personal Energy

“Being an energizer is 4X more important than your title, position in a hierarchy, position in an influence network, or your position in an information network.” Kim Cameron Teams with one deadbeat suffer… Continue reading

5 Ways to Become a Gifted Adviser

An eager adviser is seldom sought-after. A person who loves telling others what to do is blind to their own arrogance. An excited adviser needs advice. 5 Ways to become a gifted adviser:… Continue reading

4 Ways to Reach Extraordinary

Everest was identified as the highest point above sea level in 1852. 70 years later, George Mallory and others attempted to reach the summit and failed (1922). Mallory attempted to summit Everest again… Continue reading

4 Questions When Seeking Clarity

Leaders with clarity are like the Loch Ness Monster. Even when you see one, you’re not sure they’re real. Confusion is good when you stop and reflect. Confusion is dangerous when you put… Continue reading

7 Ways to Succeed at Forgetting

Your inner critic helps you remember pain and disappointment. Negative memories rain like rocks. Botched projects increase anxiety. Bungled relationships motivate isolation. Anxiety and isolation limit your life. Research says you remember bad… Continue reading