How Negative Impulse Triggers Positive Response

Negative impulses are useful when they produce positive results. Redirect negative impulses toward positive actions. Great achievements emerge when negative impulses trigger positive responses. #1. Anger – Openness: Stop resisting anger. Use it… Continue reading

7 Questions All Rookie Managers Must Answer on Day One

Rookie success includes good fortune, but it’s never an accident. Rookies crash and burn when they fly by the seat of their pants. 7 questions for rookie managers: #1. What is the definition… Continue reading

New Books that Hit my Mailbox

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” Cicero I thought you might be interested in some new books that recently hit my mailbox. Nincompoopery – Why Customers Hate You… Continue reading

An Energizing Conversation any Manager can Lead

The energy of conversation points to the relevance of the topic. There’s no guarantee of follow-through, but if heads nod around the table, follow-through will be like pulling teeth. Step #1: Discuss, in… Continue reading

How to Become an Otherish Leader

It’s lonely at the top because leaders lack otherishness. Otherish leaders focus on the success and well-being of others. You’re lonely because: #1. You wear a mask. Masks prevent people from knowing you.… Continue reading

Reject Fast Solutions – Solve Problems Slowly

Reject first solutions unless the barn is on fire.   Fast-solution leaders: #1. Choose done over working on creative solutions. Choosing the fast solution restores the status quo. Creativity is the ability to… Continue reading