Tag Archive: Leadership Development

How to Disarm Your Inner-Critic

I live with an inner critic who loves pointing out my faults, failures, and shortcomings. I’m never good enough for that bastard. How about you? “In all my years of coaching, I have… Continue reading

The Most Powerful Thing About You

“I have a picture of myself from when I was about two years old. It shows me with a bowed head and stooped shoulders, in despair, peering through sad eyes that wondered what… Continue reading

Getting to Different

Leaders see beyond the inevitable. Leaders rise above “what is” to imagine “what could be.” Defining leadership: “Leadership is causing the realization of a future that wasn’t going to happen anyway. Leaders say,… Continue reading

Succeeding in Emotionally Charged Situations

The only progress you can make in emotionally charged situations is dealing with emotions. Image source Warning: Emotionally charged people may want you to fix things. If you’re able to change frustrating processes or procedures, do… Continue reading

Overcoming the Reason People Don’t Listen

Tune into others if you expect them to tune into you. Discouraged or defeated people need strength before they’ll listen to ideas or solutions. Give strength before giving answers or solutions. Six Ways to… Continue reading

The Surprising Power of Stopping to Begin Again

The longer you work at improving something – the fewer improvements you make. Gold Medal swimmers work unending hours shaving hundredths of seconds off their time. Not so, when they began swimming. Improvement… Continue reading