Category Archive: Success

Subliminal Leadership

Forgive my Saturday silliness and those with mobile devices may have difficulty reading this post. Today’s scintillating post is a selection of surprising “S” words for leaders. Unsuccessful leaders: Shelter from tough truths.… Continue reading

Identify your Point of Greatest Opportunity

The door to achievement never opens kindly. It swings on reluctant hinges called resistance. Failure to push through resistance explains why you’re stuck. You came to a doorway and sat down. You started… Continue reading

How Need to Succeed Holds Back

The up side of the need to succeed is hard work and passion. The down side of the need to succeed is it blocks lasting achievment. Needy leaders choose short-term success over medium… Continue reading

Go Large: Think People Before Resources

Discouragement is easy. Igniting fires takes wisdom and work. Success always begins with who before what. Kindling great fires: Small before large. Stop waiting for explosive fires. Start small ones now! Explosive opportunities… Continue reading

Only Fools Never Change

I worked for a boss who greedily grabbed the good projects and gave garbage jobs to others. She was a real go-getter who came in early and stayed late. I learned she was:… Continue reading

How Hard Work got Chris Fired

Image source Heads down hard work lands you out the door, eventually. Hard work is essential, but not enough, to keep earning promotions. Fired not promoted: The board fired the CEO of Callidus… Continue reading