Tag Archive: Leadership Development

Letting Go of the 12 Behaviors Holding You Back

12 Behaviors that always hold leaders back: Avoiding. Avoiding is the path to mediocrity. Copying others and losing you. Copying others is useful when it aligns with your strengths. When it doesn’t align, it… Continue reading

The Untapped Secret of Leadership Success

Jack K. is one of the most popular and well-known guys in my community. One reason, he tells stories. He has a bucket of stories that I’ve heard several times and want to hear again.… Continue reading

10 Proven Ways to Run Great Meetings

Poorly run meetings are like garbage strewn along the organizational highway. Useful meetings are like the Sumatran Tiger, powerful but nearly extinct. Great organizations have great meetings. 7 reasons meetings suck: They’re too… Continue reading

How to Quickly End Useless Meetings

More lying happens in meetings than any other place in your organization, most are lies of silence. In meetings, silence isn’t consent, its cowardice, self-interest, manipulation, or political expediency. Honesty, more than anything else, transforms meetings. … Continue reading

How to Uncover Your Greatest Value

Image source The people you serve determine the value you bring. The owners of a growing company didn’t appreciate the greatest value they brought their customers. Surprisingly, it wasn’t their products and services.… Continue reading

The 8 Strengths of Humility

I asked G.J. Hart, when he was CEO of Texas Roadhouse, if he could spot emerging leaders. He didn’t rule out talent, education, or leadership presence, but he replied, “I can usually tell… Continue reading