How to Overcome the NIKE Problem

Robots don’t need reasons. The NIKE problem: You can’t run around saying, “Just do it,” and call yourself a leader. Your team needs purpose and so do you. Doing stuff – without knowing… Continue reading

How to Improve Weakness in Others

Extroverts feel frustrated because others aren’t more outgoing. Introverts complain when they don’t get what they want – even though they haven’t asked for what they want. Arrogant leaders are irritated with others… Continue reading

7 Fears of the Joyless Leader

The fearful are not joyful. But the fruit of confidence is passion and grit. Successful service requires a commitment to address your own fears. 7 fears of joyless leaders: Others will outshine you… Continue reading

5 Ways to Bring Your Best When Schedules are Tight

In one study*, theology students at Princeton University stepped over a person in need. They were on their way to give a talk about the Good Samaritan. The needy person coughed and moaned… Continue reading

One Thing You Must Stop Doing in 2019

2018 would have been better if you spent more time giving power and less time creating dependency. Misguided leaders create dependency. 5 signs you’re creating dependency: #1. Permission-asking is a national past-time in… Continue reading

How to Make Decisions Like a Leader

Poor decisions are often about human frailty, not logic, situations, and information. You’ll continue making poor decisions until you acknowledge the human-frailty-factor. More information doesn’t solve decision-fatigue, for example.   Decision fatigue: The… Continue reading