Category Archive: Taking others higher

A Leadership Intention

Lousy leaders are busy but don’t know what they are doing. Successful leaders live intentionally. How do you want others to feel when they are around you? Like you are smart or like… Continue reading

Survivor: Nicaragua and encouragement

Jimmy Johnson is a retired American football coach. He followed Tom Landry as the coach of the Dallas Cowboys. Jimmy knows how to encourage others. My wife and I watched the TV show… Continue reading

Repeating things

Repeating things establishes them. Great leaders repeat things that take others and themselves higher. Great leaders are repeaters. ***** On the Negative Repeating office gossip makes it seem true even if it isn’t.… Continue reading

In praise of development

You’ve read books, attended seminars, webinars, or classes, and met people who change you. Today, I’m interested in books that changed you, that developed you as a leader. Four books that are developing me.… Continue reading

Working backwards moves you forward

***** “Begin with the end in mind.” Stephen Covey Success depends on your ability to envision a preferred future. Organizational leaders define success before it happens. ***** Drucker famously said, “Management is doing things… Continue reading

Getting to the next level

There comes a point where doing more gets less done, where adding responsibility doesn’t enhance your career it hinders it. Getting to the next level may be about subtraction not addition. Successful leaders… Continue reading