Tag Archive: Leadership Development

Solution Saturday: How to Prevent Cynicism

Hi Dan, My organization is going through a very large merger with a lot of unknowns in there. Do you have advice on preventing employee cynicism? I would love to hear your thoughts… Continue reading

How to Succeed by Aiming Ridiculously Low

Aiming high is overrated. Aim ridiculously low if you want swift response and immediate action. Big goals are marshmallow clouds on chocolate rain Mondays, unless they distill into small daily behaviors. Ridiculously low:… Continue reading

Beyond Crazy…

Another book giveaway!! The giveaways of Mark Miller’s new book, Leaders Made Here: Building a Leadership Culture, are going so well that we’re doing it again!! 30 more free books!!! Leave a comment on… Continue reading

10 Relational-Steps to Improve Performance and Elevate Satisfaction

It’s  energizing to work with people who are devoted to improvement and painful working with self-justifying losers. Anyone who isn’t dedicated to improving their performance ends up: Complacent. Complaining. Mediocre. Blaming. Detached. 10 steps… Continue reading

How to Find the Courage to Fulfill the First Responsibility of Leadership

There are always good reasons to play it safe. Repeating the past may be painful, but at least it’s predictable. Fear is the reason today is like yesterday. Every meaningful act requires courage. Aristotle… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Clarity without Blabbing

Dear Dan, I’m the one in a meeting who goes on and on. No bullcrap, but as my good friend once told me, in my desire to make sure everyone understands, I say… Continue reading