Category Archive: Personal Growth

How to start right and end well

Over coffee yesterday, a local business leader complained to me, “I can’t get him to decide.” Decision-making is one of your greatest leadership challenges. I believe you’ll flounder until you make the two… Continue reading

Leaders are manipulators?

Geoff Webb wisely observes, “There’s a thin line between leadership and manipulation. Both can be defined as influencing others.” Manipulators and leaders: Recognize and compliment the strengths of others Tap into the emotions of others Exhibit… Continue reading

Seeing Red Cars

Announcement: Leave a comment on this post and earn a chance to win one of twenty signed copies of, “Seeing Red Cars.” Laura Goodrich has written a small book with a big message… Continue reading

Five strategies for finding freedom

Building Bondage The strategies you adopt to get ahead may drain your vitality and shrivel your soul. Inadvertently, you’re forging the chains to personal bondage. Five Strategies for Finding Freedom Seek first to… Continue reading

Dealing with know-it-alls

Image source One day over coffee … Some time back, a high-potential leader asked if I saw anything in him that might hold him back. I said, “Yes,” and pointed out a problem… Continue reading

Hard truths about soft-skills

Leaders lacking in soft-skills face hard realities. Poor relational skills always hover near or at the top of every list that explains why leaders fail. Reasons Arrogance may be the reason soft-skills are… Continue reading