Tag Archive: Leadership

21 Ways to Fuel Vitality in Challenging Reality

Drooping shoulders and hanging hands point to dark water ahead. There’s a word for low energy leaders and low aspiration teams. Dying! 21 ways to fuel vitality in challenging reality: High vitality leadership… Continue reading

Drive For Results Vs. Need for Approval

Successful leaders have high drive for results (hi-DFR) and low need for approval (lo-NFA). The rule: The rule of drive: As drive for results (DFR) goes up – social courtesy goes down. Who… Continue reading

How to be a Badass Without Becoming a Jerk-hole

You can’t succeed as a leader if your need to be liked exceeds your drive to achieve. There are three options in the tension between results and relationships. Results without relationships. (Jerk-hole.) Results… Continue reading

How to Own Your Wake

Leaders struggle to see themselves through the eyes of others. You enhance your impact on others AFTER you acknowledge your impact ON others. Own your wake: Like a boat, you leave a wake… Continue reading

Secret Sauce Sunday: Fortune 300 CEO Shares Top Secret to Success

Secret Sauce Sundays are my opportunity to invite leaders who I respect to share ideas that have changed their leadership. Today, Doug Conant shares his secret sauce. For the past 20 years of his… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: My Boss is a Terrible Leader

Hi Dan, I’ve been visiting, enjoying, and learning from your blog for few months now. Thank you for all the insight and wisdom you share on a daily basis! I can’t help but… Continue reading