Category Archive: Taking others higher

The power of progress

Money is an external carrot-motivator.  It hangs out there offering a prize for a job well done.  On the other hand, fear of staying late to complete a project is an external stick-motivator. … Continue reading

Don’t narrow the dream expand the team

One day long, long ago, in a galaxy far, far away; you dreamed of greatness.  You dreamed of a successful business, helping hundreds or thousands of others, or earning a position of powerful… Continue reading

Get out of the way

Good people rise higher when leaders get out of their way. There are three prerequisites for getting out of a good persons way. First, clearly describe the desired outcome (delegate outcomes not tasks). Second,… Continue reading

See it say it

When was the last time you said a good word to a co-worker, employee, spouse, son, or daughter? Here’s how.  Don’t wait till later.  See it say it. Describe the positive behavior you… Continue reading

Correction

Everyone needs correction. No one knows it all. Husbands and wives, managers, executives, parents, and students need correction. Correction is essential to reaching higher Wise leaders seek wise, experienced individuals for correction. Five… Continue reading

Trajectory

About a year ago a new leader came into my life and things radically changed.  He had a background unique from mine.  He thought and lived and had priorities distinct from mine.  He… Continue reading