Tag Archive: leadership success

Five Ways to Turn Adversaries into Allies

Forget about strolling through life and ending with extraordinary impact. Leadership is never an accident. Influence is intentional, focused, and earned. Leaders intentionally have point B in mind. Bob Burg’s new book, Adversaries into… Continue reading

20 Ways to Gain the Respect you Deserve

The danger of disrespect is disconnection. You cannot connect with someone you don’t respect. The power of respect is loyalty. Leaders receive respect because of position, but lose it because of behavior. Earning… Continue reading

How to Overcome the Perils of Caring Deeply

The things you deeply care about make you dangerous and close-minded. Yesterday, I sat beside a coach who said, “I’m a better coach if I don’t care about the topic of a coaching… Continue reading

In Over Your Head

Leadership’s pivotal moment arrives the moment you admit you’re in over your head. Until then, you’re predictable and mundane. The weight of leadership hasn’t buckled your knees. Competence holds you up. Bain of… Continue reading

How to Develop Unstoppable Tenacity

Leaders slip into insignificance for lack of tenacity. Everything meaningful requires tenacity. The more meaningful the objective the more tenacity required. Willpower isn’t essential to tenacity, but, terror, hope, and joy are. Terror… Continue reading

How Need to Succeed Holds Back

The up side of the need to succeed is hard work and passion. The down side of the need to succeed is it blocks lasting achievment. Needy leaders choose short-term success over medium… Continue reading