Tag Archive: Innovation

Seven Reasons Smart Leaders Get Dumb

Power makes leaders dumb. The more power you gain the dumber you get. Image source There are at least seven dumbing effects of power. Power*: Reduces the complexity of your thinking. You over-simplify. Limits your ability… Continue reading

Seven Ways to Keep Dreams Alive

She said, “I have a burning passion to live a high impact life.  She began explaining her vision.  It’s exciting.  However, the inevitable “how to make it happen,” fills her with fear and… Continue reading

10 Ways to Disrupt Successfully

Embrace the power of disruption or tomorrow will be today, again. More of the same produces more of the same. All leaders disrupt. Successful disruption: Disruption makes new futures possible. But, disruption “gone… Continue reading

Weird Leadership

People who change things become fanatics first. I became obsessed with developing leadership a few years ago. Many friends thought I was weird. Some friends don’t hang with me anymore. I’m more committed… Continue reading

Successful Failure

Leaders who can’t fail won’t succeed because failure is essential to success. A world without failure is dead. Furthermore: Leaders frequently fail at letting others fail. Leaders who can’t let others fail: Limit growth.… Continue reading

Escape from No-Man’s-Land

Transition is the no-man’s-land of “in between” where old hangs on while new is not yet. But, nothing really works. Temptation: The temptation of transition is going back. The pain that drove you… Continue reading