Category Archive: Motivation

Personal Accountability?

Leading, by default, creates accountability. Deadlines, projects, problems, meetings, and deliverables naturally create leadership accountability. What about personal accountability? I’ve never been held accountable for personal habits. Sure, I’ve been corrected many times,… Continue reading

Dream builders

One day long, long ago, in a galaxy far, far away; you dreamed of greatness. Maybe over time you lost your dream.  One too many failures broke the camel’s back.  One too many… Continue reading

Building Morale

Others can try but no one can build morale like the leaders. The power of Morale John Maxwell comments, “When you’re winning nothing hurts.” Morale makes your successes seem bigger and your failures… Continue reading

Roots of healthy confidence

John Baldoni describes leading as “taking initiative.” Initiative is risky and requires confidence. However, healthy confidence may turn into unhealthy arrogance. Symptoms your healthy confidence may have gone too far #1. Talking too… Continue reading

“M” for leaders – Momentum

***** Organizations and individuals either have negative or positive momentum. In other words, they always have trajectory. You may feel you’re holding steady but you aren’t. It may seem you organization is flat… Continue reading

Identity influences interactions

This is the “I” installment of my “Alphabet for Leaders.” I’m a grandfather with three grandchildren (5, 4, and 1 year). Early on they called me poppi but that’s been shortened to pop.… Continue reading