Category Archive: Success

Top Leaders Explain What Fuels Their Energy

Any incompetent fool can run around barking orders like a chihuahua with the self image of a doberman.  Yes, giving direction is part of leadership. But the soft stuff, like igniting, monitoring, and… Continue reading

The Surprising Secret to Getting Things Done

The secret to getting things done is only starting things you can finish. But that leaves little room for trying new things. Picky starters: The most surprising and helpful thing I’ve learned about… Continue reading

A Look Under the Hood of What Drives Great Doers

Everyone has an idea of how to achieve success. Doers think it’s about getting things done. Dreamers think it’s about dreaming big dreams. Both are wrong. Achievable: The better you are at getting… Continue reading

The Puzzle without the Cover

Leading is like working on a puzzle without the cover. In turbulent times, throw three puzzles in the same pile. In crisis, hide the edges. Certainty about the future is illusion. At best,… Continue reading

How to Maximize the Feeler-Leader on Your Team

The best way to maximize talent is to first understand their motivation. Comparison: Feelers care about getting things done with people. Think relationships. Dreamers care about what’s next. Think progress. Doers care about getting… Continue reading

How to Transform A Foot Dragger into a Dynamo

People who are great at getting things done ARE NOT excited to take on new responsibilities. A Doer’s lack of enthusiasm to take on responsibilities makes them seem like a foot-dragger. In reality,… Continue reading