Tag Archive: Leadership Development

The Top 25 Ways to Win Arguments

Don’t focus on winning or losing; focus on achieving objectives. Interrupting to make your point is pointless. Be smart not right. You aren’t finding the right answer; you’re searching for the better alternative.… Continue reading

The Question that Changes You

Failures and questions: Failure humbles you by demonstrating your lack of knowledge and ability. Failures, additionally, burst the bubble of perceived control. Failure breaks up old ways of thinking and doing. Failures are… Continue reading

Four Stages to Greatness

Image source Leading is serving; serving is living. Serving is the path to greatness; serving is greatness. You are great when you serve. Stage one: Serve yourself. Learn that you are important as… Continue reading

How to Solve “With” not “For”

Struggles strengthen; don’t solve stresses for others – solve stresses with others. Yesterday I posted, “22 Ways to Dramatically Increase Your Influence.” I’m expanding on number seven. With not for: When your team’s winning, stay… Continue reading

22 Ways to Dramatically Increase Your Influence

Some leaders are born; most are made. But, all leadership is influence. Long-term, powerful influence is never an accident; it’s always intentional.  Experience and research indicate these 22 principles and behaviors dramatically increase… Continue reading

Overcoming the Danger of Familiarity

Image source Words are like a ship’s rudder; they establish and maintain life’s direction. During dinner with two successful leaders, one the COO of an organization with over 14,000 employees, I noticed the… Continue reading