5 Questions That Trigger Positive Thinking

Imagine lying in the mud repeating, “I’m on top of the world.” Positive thinking won’t get you out of the mud. You have to get up. But mindset is crucial to success. Positive… Continue reading

When Development Works and When to Let them Go

Sincere leaders stress over developing people. But people are responsible for their own development. You provide development opportunities and encouragement. Level of experience and competence determines your level of involvement. Coaches approach professional… Continue reading

3 Questions that Identify Deadweight

Generous leaders fight avoidable battles. I’m all for big hearted leadership, but confusion concerning generosity creates catastrophe.   No one loves serving small hearted leaders who… Big hearted leaders: If you seek big… Continue reading

4 Tools for Self-Reflection Every Leader Needs

Self-reflection enables self-discovery. You must know yourself before you can enjoy giving yourself to the world. Apart from self-reflection conformity is self-destructive. “If you are not self-reflective, how can you truly know yourself?… Continue reading

10 Surprising Job Interview Questions that Identify the Right People

A job interview is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get. Paraphrased from Forest Gump. Reality is more important than aspiration when it comes to job interviews.… Continue reading

Grit: How to Keep Going When You Want to Quit

Grit produces hope, not the other way around. Every difficult step you take strengthens hope. But hope shrivels when you quit. Helen Keller said, “Nothing can be done without hope and confidence,” but… Continue reading