The Complete List of Steps to Take After You Fall Short

Poor performance is a pivotal moment for your leadership. The worst thing you can do is plug your nose when your performance stinks. #1. Focus on leadership character. “Character is destiny.” Heraclitus Demonstrate… Continue reading

All Stagnation Needs is Smug Satisfaction

Work on how you work. If you don’t, this week will reflect last week. Take charge of your trajectory. If you can’t tell me what you’re working on as a leader, you’re already… Continue reading

How to Bring the Power of Purpose into Daily Practice

Managers complain that they don’t have time to monitor and manage their team’s energy. Yet, when their car gets close to “E”, they take time to fuel up. Short-sighted managers care more about… Continue reading

The Amazing Power of Being Valued by Others and the Path to Get There

Don’t scoff when people talk about feelings. Respect – being valued by others – is a feeling.  Feelings of respect bring respectful behaviors to life. People don’t respect leaders simply because there’s a… Continue reading

7 Questions That Lower Resistance to Negative Feedback

Great feedback often surprises recipients. They don’t see themselves clearly. Frankly, none of us do. Your feedback was rejected. Now what? Gut check: If we open our hearts at all, it’s to people… Continue reading

7 Ways to Receive Feedback You Don’t Like

Short-sighted people plug their ears when they hear feedback they don’t like. These people receive praise and reject messages that suggest they aren’t perfect. Feedback you don’t like is likely the most useful.… Continue reading