Tag Archive: leadership journey

Secret Sauce: A Chief Operating Officer Didn’t Get Promoted

If promotion or advancement didn’t work out for you, the practical lessons in this post are for you. Welcome to “Secret Sauce Sunday.” I invite leaders who I admire to share real world… Continue reading

4 Questions in 4 Days That Strengthen Teams and Elevate Performance – Pt. 2

The tyranny of the urgent sucks the life out of your best self. You get lost in results. People are tools. Relationships become burdens.   Today’s question: How do you want to show… Continue reading

Four Ways to Accept Imperfection and Pursue Excellence At the Same Time

Leaders who can’t accept themselves are sure to look down on others. Perfectionism is self-rejection. Disapproval is the hammer of perfectionistic leaders. Arrogance, humility, pursuit, and perfectionism: Pursuit is energized with humility and… Continue reading

7 Questions to Ask Before Pursuing a New Job

Run toward new opportunities, not away from your current situation. It’s too easy to jump from the pan into the fire. 3 must do’s before pursuing new job opportunities: Have a deep conversation with the… Continue reading

12 Things to do When You Feel Like Quitting

Sometimes you feel like quitting. It might be after a big win or before a huge challenge. Maybe progress is slow or the goal is out of sight. Quitting is most tempting when pushing… Continue reading

Become an Artist and Other Secrets to Success

Three keys to Success: #1. Become an artist. Paint a picture of personal success in your mind. Avoid artificial goals like money, power, and prestige. Paint with colors that express your values. Try things… Continue reading