Tag Archive: Leadership Development

Solution Saturday: Help! My Leader is a Morale Buster!

Dear Dan, We have a new principal who is a morale buster to say the least, but teachers have also described her as “bully”, sneaky, liar, plays favorites, doesn’t listen, doesn’t care, condescending,… Continue reading

Nearly 40% Never Give Positive Reinforcement

For many, it’s easier to talk about what sucks than what’s great. There’s a negative voice in our heads. Personally, you can’t speak well of yourself. Why? Humble leaders don’t brag. They talk about… Continue reading

Four Ways to Deal with Negativity in a Positive Way

I’m a no nonsense farm boy originally from a dairy farm in Central Maine. We’re not impressed with positivity. I recently reconnected with my friend Jon Gordon (Mr. Positive Leadership). I’ve been skeptical… Continue reading

How to Maximize the Feeler-Leader on Your Team

The best way to maximize talent is to first understand their motivation. Comparison: Feelers care about getting things done with people. Think relationships. Dreamers care about what’s next. Think progress. Doers care about getting… Continue reading

4 Essentials to Growing into Great Leadership

The leader you are today can only take you places you’ve been. Becoming the leader you hope to become requires growth. Growth requires change. 4 essentials to growing into great leadership: Books you… Continue reading

Where the Path Ends and the Forest Begins

The only way to change your future is to step off the path and step into the forest. No one is going to do it for you. A fixed mindset congeals your future… Continue reading