Category Archive: Taking others higher

Seven Tips to Avoid Being Controlled by Manipulators

Leaders who repeatedly complain about the same issue want affirmation, not resolution. Every suggestion you offer to a manipulator is inadequate. Never take up the sword for someone who’s standing on the sideline.… Continue reading

Neglected Realities: The Dog Ate Part of Your Puzzle

The games you play to be a “good” leader cause disappointment and frustration. The real you is all you have to give. 2 neglected realities of leadership: #1. Pieces are missing from your… Continue reading

A Two Question Ritual to Change Your Day

Leadership always has trajectory. What’s yours? How is your attitude breathing vitality into others? How are your actions strengthening relationships? Daily rituals establish trajectory. A two question ritual to change your day: #1.… Continue reading

5 Surefire Ways to Make Today Better than Yesterday

You will never enjoy work until you stop blaming others for your dissatisfaction. 5 surefire ways to make today better than yesterday: #1. Honor the power of words. One negative interaction erases many… Continue reading

Where Talent Thrives or Dies – How to Build Effective Teams

Poorly run teams are where talent goes to die. Talent thrives on effective teams. Talent dies where jerk-holes thrive. Where talent thrives: There’s more to success than meeting the numbers. You get what… Continue reading

5 Ways to Lead with a Big Heart

I’ve always admired leaders who handle heavy responsibility with heart. Some leaders put on masks and lose themselves to the expectation of others. But leaders with heart bear the load of responsibility with… Continue reading