Tag Archive: ineffective leaders

12 Things Smart Leaders Don’t Say

#1. I should have. ‘Should have’ is backward facing. Do your best to speak into the future. Instead of shoulding-yourself, say, “Next time.” #2. You should have. Why didn’t you? See #1. ‘Next… Continue reading

Ten Ways to Gain Initiative by Giving Authority

Ineffective leaders seize and hoard authority; successful leaders give it. Those who cling to authority loose it. Those who give authority gain authority. Authority is permission to act without permission. Control freaks never… Continue reading

How to Move Through Uncertainty to Opportunity

Image source Ineffective leaders require certainty before they act, I am certain. On the other hand, successful leaders make decisions where outcomes are uncertain. Turbulent times, regulations and compliance, technology, politics, people, and… Continue reading