Tag Archive: Leadership

How to Create Organizational Vitality and Be a Place Where People Love Coming to Work

People struggle and sink when environments feel like death. 7 signs your organization is sick: Low performers are protected. Anyone who isn’t growing, needs to go. Coach them up or out.  Secrets saturate… Continue reading

3 Power Questions that Lead Others to a Happy New Year

Those who seek happiness by avoiding discomfort, meet dissatisfaction along the way. Meaningful discomfort is part of happiness. 4 reasons people end up halfhearted and fully unhappy: Too many options. Keeping all our… Continue reading

How to Feel in Control and Six other Powers of Leadership Rituals

Repetition feels like drudgery.  Don’t let disdain of repetition be the reason you miss the power of leadership rituals. 7 powers of leadership rituals: #1. Rituals make you feel powerful. Express your power to… Continue reading

7 Ways to Become a Leader Today, Even if you Already Have a Corner Office

The things you do alone, with few exceptions, are not leadership.  Busyness doesn’t make you a leader, even though leaders work hard. Not a leader: Sign papers in your office. Complete a project… Continue reading

How Intense Curiosity About People Enhances Influence and Expands Leadership

Mitchell Warner’s observation that humble leaders are intensely curious about others makes me wonder why I’m not more humble. I’ve been called the ‘question man’ all my life.   Leadership curiosity includes: Curiosity… Continue reading

10 Ways To Be a Leader People Choose to Follow

Authority, position and title won’t make you a leader. Don’t worry about being a leader. Worry about being a person worthy of being followed. 10 leaders people choose not to follow: Tippy-toe leaders who… Continue reading