Tag Archive: leadership journey

How to Maximize Your Greatest Point of Influence

“Why did you hit your sister?” “She hit me first!” The people around you reflect your relationship with them. The stronger the connection, the deeper the reflection. The people around you are –… Continue reading

How Identity is Influence

The extent and limit of influence is identity. Identity is impact. You can’t inspire confidence when you’re timid and doubtful. Become what you expect. Do you expect optimism? Become optimistic. Optimism is response… Continue reading

How Humility Serves You Well

I sent the following text message to a leader I’m mentoring. He’s scheduled for a job interview and I thought I’d give him something to think about. “I wonder what humility looks like… Continue reading

Image Building is Fear Driven

You can’t enjoy leading and constantly worry about what people think of you. Would it really be a tragedy if people caught a glimpse of the real you? Seriously: You take yourself too… Continue reading

7 Secrets to Help People Become Better People That Actually Work

You’re a better person because someone helped you become better. It’s your turn to help others become better. I don’t blame you if working to make PEOPLE better feels awkward. We’re not talking… Continue reading

How to Find the Courage to Lead

There’s plenty of boldness in leadership. But, sadly, there’s too little courage. The greatest courage isn’t the courage to tell people what to do. It’s the courage to tell yourself what to do.… Continue reading