Tag Archive: courageous leaders

How to Rise Above Problem-Based Thinking

Good days turn bad quickly. Eight hours of good performance are ruined by five minutes of tension with a colleague. Everything in your day went well, but you have a bad experience –… Continue reading

Leading Through Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) aggravate instability. Leaders shine when they help people navigate uncertainty and instability. For example… New employees during onboarding. Moving from “Bud to Boss.” Terminations. Shifts in leadership and new… Continue reading

The Four Powers of Courageous Leaders

The courage of leadership is seldom seen and never understood by those who choose safety over adventure. Real courage is a decision made without fanfare. Courageous leadership is the power to: #1. Live… Continue reading

3 Shocking Ways to Show Up Today

Knowing stuff got you where you are, but “not knowing” takes you where you need to go. Choose how you show up BEFORE you show up. #1. Show up to let others be… Continue reading

The Subtleties of Obstruction

You don’t intend to sabotage your team, but good intentions aren’t the only factor in successful leadership. It’s self-defeating to punch yourself in the face and expect high-performance at the same time. Image… Continue reading

How to Find the Courage to Lead

There’s plenty of boldness in leadership. But, sadly, there’s too little courage. The greatest courage isn’t the courage to tell people what to do. It’s the courage to tell yourself what to do.… Continue reading