How to Rise Above Problem-Based Thinking

Good days turn bad quickly. Eight hours of good performance are ruined by five minutes of tension with a colleague. Everything in your day went well, but you have a bad experience –… Continue reading

Results-Only Leaders Have Empty-Tank Teams

Managing energy is more important than managing time. It doesn’t matter how much time you have if your energy-tank is empty. Results-only leaders have empty-tank teams. 4 unbreakable rules of energy: #1. Four… Continue reading

Ten Ways to Screw Up Your Next Meeting

When meetings go off the rails, the person at the head of the table is incompetent. Ten ways to screw up your next meeting: #1. Don’t state the purpose of the meeting. #2.… Continue reading

The Top Ten Toxic Behaviors of Lousy Leaders

“Most leaders don’t need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop.” Peter Drucker Top Ten toxic Behaviors of Lousy Leaders: #1. Neglecting relationships. A short conversation about someone’s… Continue reading

What Lies Behind Points to What Lies Ahead

The road ahead looked narrow, but when I looked back I saw the future. Kierkegaard wrote in his journal, “Philosophy is perfectly right in saying that life must be understood backwards. But then… Continue reading

Toxic Leaders – The Toxic Trinity that Takes Leaders Down

Bill Clinton said, “It’s the economy, stupid.” In organizations, “It’s the leadership, stupid.” The problem with organizations is toxic leadership. Look around. If you don’t like what you see, look in the mirror.… Continue reading