Category Archive: Personal Growth

It’s Harder for Women

“The path to the top is harder for women than men,” Ruth Malloy. Men can be men but women must be both. Hay Group has identified six leadership styles. I’ve circled stereotypical male styles… Continue reading

Your Hero’s Story Uncovered

The stages of your leadership journey are predictable even if life isn’t. ***** “The hero’s journey has three parts: departure, initiation, and return.” Sandra Emma Shelley, Insideout Enneagram by Wendy Appel. Part one… Continue reading

Only Fools Trust Everyone

Don’t trust people who don’t trust you. Joan’s boss asked her what she thought of their company’s banner product. Joan replied, “I love the value it brings but in many ways it’s outdated.”… Continue reading

Radically Change Your Leadership, Today

***** The way you make people feel may be the most important thing about your leadership. It’s frequently the most neglected. Relentlessly looking ahead to noble destinations is never enough. Efficient systems don’t… Continue reading

Second Guessing Sucks

Sometimes you don’t know what you want until you make a choice. You’re driving down the road and realize you aren’t comfortable. Choices expose what we really want. Maybe you feel trapped because… Continue reading

How to Quickly Overcome Inexperience

10 dangers of inexperienced leaders: Needing to be liked. Blaming. Emotional decisions. Impulsiveness. Trying too hard. Neglecting the long term. Focusing on symptoms rather than causes. Aiming without pulling the trigger. Meddling. Forget… Continue reading