Tag Archive: leadership success

Why Smart Leaders Do Stupid Things

No one gets up thinking, “I want to do something incredibly stupid today.” Choices seem smart until they end up harmful. Only a knuckle head shows up thinking, “How can I suck the… Continue reading

The Dangers of Helping: Are you too Helpful

The goal of helping is enabling, not more helping. Over-helpful leaders are over-worked and under-appreciated. Help in ways that strengthen competency and don’t create dependency. Train people to help each other, BEFORE they… Continue reading

How to Overcome the Dangers of Entitlement

The source of entitlement is arrogance. If you aren’t grappling with arrogance, you’re blind to its influence. You’re arrogant if: Offenses come quickly and frequently. Are you easily offended? Compassion takes the form… Continue reading

How to Become a Truly Remarkable Leader

On average, most leaders are average, even if they think they’re remarkable. But every leader can become truly remarkable in some areas. Remarkable leadership is never an accident. REMARKABLE LEADERS ARE: #1. Hot… Continue reading

4 Ways to Develop the Mindset of a Leader

Skills, circumstances, opportunity, and the people on your team impact the results of your leadership. But mindset – habitual ways of thinking – effects everything about you. Mindset governs the trajectory of your… Continue reading

Why Problem-Solving Isn’t Enough

Eliminating bad leaves you bereft of good. The “NO” life isn’t leaderly. You can’t get where you want to go by NOT doing things. It’s true that NO is part of leadership, but… Continue reading