Tag Archive: great leaders

20 Ways to Gain the Respect you Deserve

The danger of disrespect is disconnection. You cannot connect with someone you don’t respect. The power of respect is loyalty. Leaders receive respect because of position, but lose it because of behavior. Earning… Continue reading

Overcoming the Seduction of Charisma

Charismatic leaders are bigger than life. You aren’t one of them. Very few leaders move people through charisma, personality, and up front skills. It’s not likely you have enough charisma to lead through… Continue reading

How to Solve the Garbage Problem in Leadership

You insult your friends, colleagues, and your maker, when you neglect your abilities. But, worst of all, you insult yourself. Garbage is neglected; valuables cherished. Stop treating yourself like rubbish. Develop your gift.… Continue reading

The Most Courageous Act of Leadership

The flying monkeys on the Wizard of Oz scared the crap out of me. But, flying monkeys are nothing compared to the terror of yielding. Yielding feels weak but it reflects courage, power,… Continue reading

20 Things all Great Organizational Leaders Do

Jim Collins said he wanted to write a book about great organizations not great leaders. But as his research grew, he realized great organizations had one thing in common, great leaders. He ended… Continue reading

10 Ways to Spot Authentic Leaders

Authenticity, like trust, feedback, and empowerment are words tossed around in leadership circles like nuts at a squirrel buffet. But, talk isn’t always cheap. Words change lives and organizations. However, talk is nearly… Continue reading