Tag Archive: Growth

What if you aren’t talented and smart?

If you aren’t talented: Build strategic relationships rather than working on your own. Solve the frustrations of others. Develop a reputation as a finisher. Follow your passion. “Passion trumps everything,” Gary V. Succeed… Continue reading

What you know makes you dumb

Peter Drucker said, “Far too many people – especially people with great expertise in one area-are contemptuous of knowledge in other areas or believe that being bright is a substitute for knowledge.” Leaders… Continue reading

The Greatest Leadership Challenges

Last Thursday I asked this question over in the Leadership Freak Coffee Club, “What are the greatest challenges of Leadership?” Here are a few responses from that lively conversation. Stop managing when you… Continue reading

If I could do it all again

American humorist Dave Barry said, “You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.” Ouch! Looking back with regret doesn’t help, looking back to learn does. If I could take… Continue reading

Six Energizing Ways to Let Go and Start Again

Let go of the past After establishing goals and vision the most important thing you can do to create your future is letting go of the past. Let go of past successes. Sure,… Continue reading

Get Uncomfortable! Five Reasons to Make Discomfort Your Friend

I’m delighted to have Kevin Eikenberry guest post for Leadership Freak today. Kevin is an author, speaker, trainer, consultant, facilitator, business owner, Chief Potential Officer (of The Kevin Eikenberry Group) and leader. I admire his… Continue reading