The Deadly Habits of Highly Toxic Leaders

What if you’re a toxic leader and don’t know it? Lack of self-awareness is the deadly trait of a toxic leader. You might try to improve your leadership but it gets worse. Why?… Continue reading

A Chipmunk in Traffic

You’re like a chipmunk in traffic because you need to prove yourself. Someone asks, “How are things going?” You say, “Crazy busy.” It’s a mortal sin to say, “I’m looking for something to… 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

How People Weasel Out of Change and Justify Staying the Same

Aspiration or frustration drives you to seek advice. But you end up rejecting advice in favor of staying the same. How to weasel out of change: You’re frustrated when others do it. Maybe… Continue reading

Ready to fix feedback?  Then let’s go “kick some ask!”

NEW BOOK GIVEAWAY! 20 copies available! Leave a comment on this guest post by Tamra Chandler. This post is based on her latest book, Feedback (and Other Dirty Words) which is co-authored with… Continue reading

The Frosted Flakes Fiasco

Last Friday, my wife went out with a friend and I had a man-dinner. Sometimes, I grill a steak. No vegetables. Just beef and a beverage. But this time I chose my second… Continue reading