Category Archive: Taking others higher

Why Leadership Development is Superficial and How to Fix It

You’re missing the point if all you want to do is become a better leader. Your vision is puny. Maybe you’re self-centered. My passion: Developing leaders is a secondary passion in my life.… Continue reading

The Shocking Truth about Disrespect and How to Overcome It

Nearly 80% of people who feel disrespected are less committed*. Those who aren’t committed find fault. Those who are committed find a way. It might feel good to ‘put people in their place,’… Continue reading

Why Lousy Leaders Succeed

The worst result of bad leaders is they deflate the drive to be good. Why try, if lousy leaders succeed? A few weeks back a reader asked why bad leaders succeed. His question… Continue reading

3 Shifts that Bring Stability to Chaos

Environments created by out-of-touch leaders are filled with frustration, distrust, and defeat. Disconnected decision-makers create distress. Deeper concerns: New systems and processes help, but the deeper concern of organizational distress is leadership. What… Continue reading

One Question and One Commitment that Enhance Well-Being

One question and one commitment have the power to enhance well-being in others. But first, take a look the five elements of well-being from a Gallup study that represents 98% of the world’s… Continue reading

Lust for Skittles and Other Bad Habits

Wouldn’t it be great if lust for humility was as strong as lust for Skittles? Bad habits: Bad habits are like hungry babies screaming for attention. When you break a bad habit, you… Continue reading