Let them go

People with power have impact. They are agents of change. Empowered people are enabled and released to make a difference, usually in new arenas of influence and responsibility. Preparing to let them go… Continue reading

What’s on your list?

Several individuals are attributed as saying, “Leaders are readers.” Here is a list of books, in no particular order that authors or publishers have recently sent. I’m planning to review several very soon.… Continue reading

The value of ignorance

Everyone is ignorant of many things and knowledgeable about very few. Ignorance has nothing to do with intelligence and everything to do with not knowing. Intelligent people can be ignorant. You may be knowledgeable… Continue reading

Vacillation or Agility

Changing organizational-direction may feel like instability. Worse yet, some may think that leaders that adapt are weak. The end result is uncertainty among the troops. Uncertainty drains vitality which leads to disloyalty and… Continue reading

How to prevent negativity?

Are there negative people in your office? Not everyone who seems negative is.  Perhaps they have a high need to succeed.  Questions that seem negative are attempts to figure out if the “preferred… Continue reading

Helping others help you

One reason leading feels thankless is you don’t feel supported. It’s likely others desire to support you.  However, it may be that others don’t know how to support you. For example, perhaps you’re… Continue reading