Tag Archive: control freaks

How to Control Your Control Freak

Control freaks are bullies even when they smile. Anything less than compliance offends them. You’re a control freak if you: Believe perfectionism is the same as excellence. Get irritated when people don’t adapt… Continue reading

Who’s Your Daddy

We sit at the feet of successful leaders like children being cared for by parents. Our childishness speaks to lack of power, fear of failure, and the false hope that someone will take… Continue reading

Ten Ways to Gain Initiative by Giving Authority

Ineffective leaders seize and hoard authority; successful leaders give it. Those who cling to authority loose it. Those who give authority gain authority. Authority is permission to act without permission. Control freaks never… Continue reading

Successful Failure

Leaders who can’t fail won’t succeed because failure is essential to success. A world without failure is dead. Furthermore: Leaders frequently fail at letting others fail. Leaders who can’t let others fail: Limit growth.… Continue reading