Category Archive: Taking others higher

4 Reasons Leaders Don’t Notice Good Performance

What goes unnoticed gradually loses value. What gets noticed improves. 4 reasons leaders don’t notice good performance: Ignorance. Upper-level leaders don’t know what front-line employees and middle-managers are doing. Personality. You don’t need… Continue reading

Leading Through Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) aggravate instability. Leaders shine when they help people navigate uncertainty and instability. For example… New employees during onboarding. Moving from “Bud to Boss.” Terminations. Shifts in leadership and new… Continue reading

How to Build an Organization Where People Take Care of Each Other

You might believe that taking care of each other is weak or silly. But think of the alternative. Care is nurtured. An uncaring team is a symptom of neglect. 5 expressions of care… Continue reading

What Remarkable Leaders Do that Average Leaders Don’t

Rosa Parks wasn’t the first black woman to stand up for herself in Montgomery, Alabama. On March 2, 1955, nine months before Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus, a… Continue reading

3 Shocking Ways to Show Up Today

Knowing stuff got you where you are, but “not knowing” takes you where you need to go. Choose how you show up BEFORE you show up. #1. Show up to let others be… Continue reading

My One Word of Advice – V3.1

The wise seek advice, but fools stand aloof. 5 principles for successful advice-giving: Rush to ask questions, not give answers. Explain the problem you’re solving before solving it. Maybe you’re giving an answer… Continue reading