Tag Archive: Leadership

Top 25 Dumb Mistakes Leaders Make

Yesterday I asked the Leadership Freak Coffee Shop on Facebook: “What’s the dumbest thing you’ve seen a leader do?” This morning while going for coffee with a local business owner, I ran into… Continue reading

15 Techniques That Build Loyal Followers

Surround yourself with people who will walk through hell with you. Lost loyalty: “I used to love my job, they said, but not anymore.” “What happened,” I asked? “The old boss left. I’d… Continue reading

Five Solutions to Tough Conversation That Work

All great leaders have tough conversations; career success demands them. The more impact you have the tougher the conversations become. The path to career advancement begins with technical skill and then moves to… Continue reading

How to Get the Most From Conflict

Susan Shearouse lists five sources of conflict in her book, “Conflict 101.” Information conflicts are disagreements about facts or data. Interest conflicts center on underlying concerns, desires, and needs. In order to solve… Continue reading

Fighting the Enemy that Blocks Success

Image source Inexperienced leaders rage against wrongs they want to right but are short on solutions. It’s easy to point out inadequacies. Experienced leaders stop raging against wrongs because they’ve experienced the challenge… Continue reading

Six Positive Ways to Rise Above Negativity

You’ll never be great and negative at the same time. The positive side of negativity is you’ll eventually be right. Bad things happen. Problems arise. Crisis is inevitable. Being right, however, doesn’t create… Continue reading