Tag Archive: Growth

The Leadership Secret

I love asking leaders to talk about tipping points in their lives – when their leadership trajectory started or shifted. Mike Howard’s leadership course found clarity when his manager at CIA took an… Continue reading

See the Good – Say the Good

Your attitude is within your control. It’s not dependent on circumstances or people. Your attitude is your orientation toward life. I’ve decided to take charge of my attitude. By nature I’m negative by… Continue reading

8 Techniques that Help People Want Help

You don’t always have the luxury of waiting until people wake up to their short-comings and failures before helping them. Perhaps they’re oblivious or business urgencies require speedy improvement. You can’t help anyone… Continue reading

Four Surprising Strategies that get You Promoted

#1. Prepare your replacement: Work yourself out of a job before working into one. Train and enable your replacement so your transition upward is an easy choice. The more essential you are the… Continue reading

“Too Good to be Promoted” is Bull Crap

“The boss says you’re too important to be promoted.” Don’t believe it. That’s selfish bull crap. Some bosses promise promotions in order to appease you. They are lying manipulators. Their goal is to… Continue reading

Creating Your New Future

It’s better to fail at achieving a new future than continue living below your potential. Saying you’re wrong is the path to being right. Saying you’re wrong isn’t saying you are lazy, insincere, or… Continue reading