Tag Archive: Growth

7 Ways Leaders Seize the Opportunity of Second Failure

You hoped they would do better but they failed again. Why? Second chances – by themselves – prolong failure. People will fail tomorrow in the same way they failed today, unless they change.… Continue reading

Surrender and the Irritating Other

Interventions come in the form of an irritating other. It’s not that people are irritating in and of themselves. Well, to be honest, some are. They’re irritating when they call us to surrender.… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: I Work with a Very Negative Team

Hi Dan, I hope you’re doing well. I look forward to reading your posts everyday. I am currently working with a team that is very negative. As their team leader I should be… Continue reading

How to Accept Imperfection Like a Leader

If I could begin my leadership journey again, I’d accept imperfection. Leadership begins after you accept imperfection. If I could take back the time I wasted on searching for perfection – before I… Continue reading

The Butterfly Dust Incident

He looked up from the back deck and said he was going to fly. “How are you going to do that?” his mom asked. “I rubbed the dust from a butterfly’s wings on… Continue reading

3 Must-Haves for Every Great Team Member

Success is always about people. The stronger your team, the higher your reach. #1. Only hire curious people. Dolts and divots don’t ask questions. It doesn’t matter how smart they appear to be.… Continue reading