The key to recruiting volunteers

One motivated volunteer is worth 10 that aren’t. People volunteer for personal reasons, not organizational reasons. — If you work in the nonprofit sector, you might want to read that again. — Successful… Continue reading

Beating skeptics

Every leader faces skeptics. It’s normal, in some cases healthy. You build bridges to skeptics when you: Get to the point I’m skeptical of people that never get to the point. It feels… Continue reading

People are frustrating?

“Have you tried to ‘fix’ anybody lately?” One of life’s biggest frustrations is other people. Am I right? People just don’t behave, perform, or have the attitudes you want them to have. Who… Continue reading

Connecting the good with the bad

One well timed conversation can change a person’s life. Last night I had a conversation with a young leader hungry to have an impact. Here’s a way you can approach these critical conversations.… Continue reading

Top 20 Stupid Leader Tricks

Never underestimate the potential and power of a good mistake. Wisdom is acquired when you learn from your mistakes. James Joyce wisely observes, “A man’s errors are his portals of discovery.” On the… Continue reading

How to get more power?

You should want more power because power is the ability to get things done. When people say they don’t want power, chances are they are reacting against the abuse of power. For example,… Continue reading