Category Archive: Personal Growth

Spotting Blind Spots

You don’t see you like others see you. Blind spots are things that others easily see in us but we don’t or won’t see in ourselves. If statements like, “You’re just like your… Continue reading

People are frustrating?

“Have you tried to ‘fix’ anybody lately?” One of life’s biggest frustrations is other people. Am I right? People just don’t behave, perform, or have the attitudes you want them to have. Who… Continue reading

Connecting the good with the bad

One well timed conversation can change a person’s life. Last night I had a conversation with a young leader hungry to have an impact. Here’s a way you can approach these critical conversations.… Continue reading

Top 20 Stupid Leader Tricks

Never underestimate the potential and power of a good mistake. Wisdom is acquired when you learn from your mistakes. James Joyce wisely observes, “A man’s errors are his portals of discovery.” On the… Continue reading

Get Uncomfortable! Five Reasons to Make Discomfort Your Friend

I’m delighted to have Kevin Eikenberry guest post for Leadership Freak today. Kevin is an author, speaker, trainer, consultant, facilitator, business owner, Chief Potential Officer (of The Kevin Eikenberry Group) and leader. I admire his… Continue reading

QBQ! The Question Behind the Question

What I learned from QBQ! Blaming others is a powerful source of unhappiness and bitterness. Blaming propagates victim thinking and victims feel pushed around by others and circumstances. John Miller’s book “QBQ,” can… Continue reading