Category Archive: Stress

Lift Others by Helping them Rise Up

***** Lone Ranger leaders are doomed to fail. Recruiting, retaining, and developing the best talent is central to every organization’s success. Furthermore, people of influence constantly raise the game of those around them.… Continue reading

How Leading Changed John Maxwell

I sent a note to John Maxwell. This is part of his reply. How has leading changed you? That’s almost like asking how breathing has changed me. Leadership has impacted every aspect of… Continue reading

Prepare Today

Image source I’ve asked some friends to bring their insights to the Leadership Freak community. Please give a warm welcome to today’s guest writer, Wally Bock. *********** Bishop Hanns Lilje was imprisoned by… Continue reading

The One and Only Reason to Help

Competent people are insulted when you try to help them do their job. They think, “You don’t trust me.” Managers must know when to step in or stay out. Help too quickly and… Continue reading

The Bottom Line Can Never Be the Bottom Line

People who can’t say they don’t know can’t be trusted; they’re posturing. They’ll tell you what you want to hear rather than what they really think. Fear drives lies. Fear of losing status,… Continue reading

To Accept Limits or Not – That is the Question

There are limits; it’s dangerous to believe otherwise. Benefit: Accepting limits enables peak performance. For example, cars are designed for peak efficiency while running within a limited rpm range. Dangers: Surpassing limits lowers… Continue reading