Category Archive: Personal Growth

10 Ways to Crush Leadership’s Biggest Challenge

The hardest part of leadership is taking responsibility. You-are-to-blaming-leaders are common. I-am-responsible-leaders are rare. Magnificent leaders rise up, square their shoulders, and bear the responsibility of their decisions and behaviors. Maxwell said, “Everything… Continue reading

Lead Your Way into Leadership

Much of my leadership career I had a leadership title but did little leading. I didn’t understand leadership. Stop aspiring to become a leader its a waste of time. Leaders don’t aspire to… Continue reading

How to Maximize Your Success by Aligning Behaviors with Intentions

You won’t get where you want to go until your behaviors consistently express your intentions. If we could see your behaviors without your explanations, what would we think of you and your life-direction?… Continue reading

Are Your Skills Holding Your Team Down?

Image source: Md. Zabir Hasan Some conversations leave lasting impressions and this one did. He is a rising star in one of the largest companies in the world. His work has caught the attention… Continue reading

How to Refuel Your Own Tank

Busy people grow empty and eventually lose touch with the meaning of their busyness. Being coached may be a way for you to refuel your tank. Last week I had my first coaching… Continue reading

Moving from Operations to HR Helped Microsoft’s Chief Security Officer’s Career Path

The term “best” is best understood in context. When I asked Mike Howard to talk about the best things he’s done, it was in the context of choices that best helped his career… Continue reading