Category Archive: Solution Saturday

Solution Saturday: What Would You Do

Being a mentor is an ego building experience for immature leaders. What do you do, when a mentee asks, “What would you do?” Self-importance motivates mentors to prematurely spew “pearls of wisdom.” Rushing to… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Help! My Boss is Incompetent

Dear Leadership Freak, My boss drives me crazy. He’s incompetent. He has no people skills. The trouble is the people upstairs think he’s doing a good job. Sincerely, Frustrated with incompetence! Dear Frustrated,… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: 10 Ways to Shorten Long Meetings

Great meetings create efficiency. It’s Solution Saturday. The problem I’d like us to solve is spending too much time in long meetings. One CEO said she has to take her work home at night… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Dealing with a Takeover

Dear Leadership Freak, I started a group for professional men. While I was away from the group recovering from surgery, two members took over the group. I’m not sure how to handle such… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Maintaining Motivation

It’s “Solution Saturday” and Ken asks how to maintain motivation two or three weeks after a layoff, for example? Patterns make or break you, not one moment. Success is a series of decisions… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: How to Cope with Success

It’s “Solution Saturday.” Bob sent a private message asking about coping with success. Failure might hurt, but success might be deadly. 4 dangers of success: Failure opens minds; success closes them. Self-deception. Success fools you into… Continue reading