Tag Archive: Leadership Development

A Simple Pattern for a Powerful Conversation

It’s too easy to point out weaknesses. Successful leaders know the top three strengths of everyone on the team. Peter Drucker wrote, “A person can perform only from strength. One cannot build performance… Continue reading

How to Find Advantage in Office Politics

What seems like weakness may be advantage. Your manager’s obsession with the opinion of upper management may drive you crazy. But political skill is one reason they earned their position. Perhaps you should… Continue reading

4 Forms of Stagnation that Defeat Leaders and Destroy Organizations

Stagnation serves up death in sugary bites that taste like cake. Regardless of the contents of your leadership, you found it moving forward. The opposite of forward is stagnation.   4 forms of… Continue reading

How to Stop Obsessing Over Negatives and Become a Positive Leader

Like a drop of poison in a glass of water, one problem has the power to pollute everything. It’s natural to obsess over one bad thing and forget many good things. Successful leaders… Continue reading

How to Improve Your Vibe and Flourish as a Leader

Leaders send vibes to everyone in their proximity. If you want to flourish, choose how you show up. Leadership vibes: Inner thoughts and attitudes radiate through facial expressions, body language, tone, and language.… Continue reading

Donald Trump – The Declaration and Real Leadership

Anger motivates change. Donald Trump isn’t the first President who formed a coalition driven by discontent and frustration. The U.S. was born in discontent. Destruction: The U.S. Declaration of Independence expresses aspirational anger.… Continue reading