Tag Archive: Leadership Development

5 Cures for Leadership-loneliness

Leaders feel lonely. Relationship boundaries stretch and occasionally break. In addition, change, innovation, or new initiatives may cause loyalties to evaporate. If you’ve never experienced the loneliness of leadership, I wonder if you’ve… Continue reading

Frustration is a good thing?

Frustration, dissatisfaction, disappointment, and discontent are good things, in the face of mediocrity. I’ll concede that contentment is usually better than frustration. It expresses self-confidence, self-knowledge, and acceptance of the way things are.… Continue reading

Determining Leadership Focus and Direction

The way you define leadership determines what you’ll do, where you’ll go, and how you’ll get there. Without definitions you’ll flounder. You must define your leadership. Some leadership-definitions are relational, others situational, still… Continue reading

How to Maintain Forward Movement

Organizations and people always have trajectory. They never stand still. Standing still while the world changes means you’re falling backward. Falling backward means you’re becoming irrelevant.  On the other hand, forward movement drives… Continue reading

The Problem with Problems

The pressures and problems you face mistakenly give you permission to have priority over others. Pressures don’t change the principle that leaders serve others. Pressures and problems don’t justify me-first leadership. Warning: Pessimism… Continue reading

Let the empty heads lead

If knowledge is power, then those who don’t know don’t have power. Margaret Herrman said, “Power is the ability to change things.” Therefore, those who don’t have power can’t change things. The bitter… Continue reading