Tag Archive: Leadership

5 Secrets that Expand Your Ability to Lead

Successful leaders think more about relationships and less about technical skills. Expanding your leadership is about people. 5 secrets that expand your ability to lead: #1. Value casual interactions. If you and your… Continue reading

Gratefulness isn’t about Rose-Colored Glasses – the Real Practice of Gratitude

Gratitude expands leadership. Ingratitude corrodes everything it touches. Ingratitude is too dangerous to ignore. The alternatives to gratitude include: Self-absorption. Disappointment. Entitlement. Anger. Accusation. Bitterness. Anxiety. Remembering: Gratitude is a way of remembering… Continue reading

Something Stinks – When There’s a Dead Mouse in the Wall

A mouse fell into a wall cavity in our downstairs and died. My wife bought apple pie air fresheners. There’s nothing like the smell of apple pie with a picante of dead mouse.… Continue reading

Bacon Inspires Boldness and Makes Things Better

I don’t know who looked at pig belly and said, “Lets rub that with salt, fry it, and eat it,” but I’m thankful. Maybe it was the same person who said, “You can… Continue reading

How Unhappy People Lead

I prefer happiness to sadness. But what if sadness is an asset? Unhappy leaders: Martin Luther King Jr. tried to commit suicide twice before he was 13. (Time) (Winston Churchill’s) creative-depressive personality meant… 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