How to Eliminate the Source of Unhappiness in Leadership

Unhappiness comes to leaders through many channels but one main source. Channels of unhappiness: Pissing on everything. When everything is a pissing contest, you live in constant need to outdo others. Ultimately, you’re… Continue reading

The Skill Leaders Neglect to Their Peril

Make a list of essential leadership qualities and you’ll likely leave off an essential to success. The top 21 skills and behaviors of successful leaders: Grit. Compassion. Integrity. Vision. Courage. Passion. Communication. Decisiveness.… Continue reading

The Most Important Person in Your Organization

It’s natural to think of yourself as the most important person in the world. You think your own thoughts. You have your own perspective. You seek your own enjoyment. You dream your own… Continue reading

How to Inspire Others to Fly

Organizations that don’t develop leaders – die. One of the great questions of leadership is, “How are you inspiring others to fly?”   Surprisingly, baby bluebirds grow from birth to fledglings in about… Continue reading

How Leaders Predict the Future

The ridiculous notion that you know what’s going to happen tomorrow causes false confidence today. This is verifiable in the buying and selling of stocks, for example. Daniel Kahneman’s research suggests that our… Continue reading

Why You Need to Know You Ain’t All That

The sooner you realize you’re remarkable at very few things and lousy at many, the better off you and your team will be. If you usually come out on top when you compare… Continue reading