Category Archive: Motivation

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

“E’s” for exceptional leadership

This is the fifth installment in the Alphabet for Leaders. Today it’s the letter “E.” ***** Eject any attitudes of entitlement and elitism where leaders build empires rather than equipping employees to exercise… Continue reading

Three A’s that energize others

Everyone thinks about themselves. However, noble leaders think about themselves in unique ways. They think about living in ways that take others further. Even though you’re thinking about yourself and your own behavior… Continue reading