Category Archive: Success

Where Foolish Leaders Become Wise

The pain foolish leaders inflict on teams and organizations is tragic. (The damage foolish leaders cause warrants the uncomfortable term.) But there’s exciting news. Anyone with average intelligence can develop wisdom.   Wisdom… Continue reading

How to Stumble Forward with Boldness and Find Success

An infant watches others walk and learns that walking is possible. But success calls you to turn possibility into reality by stumbling forward. Others may have stepped out already, but it’s still the… Continue reading

Will Uber Survive its Toxic Culture

The problems at Uber is bigger than CEO Travis Kalanick. Yes, he’s ultimately responsible. However, there’s a team of leaders in place who need to step up and take aggressive public action. The… Continue reading

Three Stumbles From Defeat

Every leader is three stumbles from defeat. But stumble-points reveal footholds for success. The path down is easier than the path up. 3 stumbles from defeat: #1. A closed door. Novices and simpletons… Continue reading

10 Ways to Build a Go-For-It Culture

It’s difficult for go-for-it leaders to imagine that people are waiting for permission to act. What’s wrong with them? You take action without asking permission. Why doesn’t everyone else? 10 ways to build… Continue reading

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