Tag Archive: Leadership

3 Powerful Ways to Solve Lousy Leadership

The most dangerous quality of lousy leadership is the belief that they’re good leaders. Lousy leaders: Feel superior to the team. Work in isolation. Feel confused about values. Run around like a chicken with it’s… Continue reading

13 Cost-Free Ways to Ignite Energy

Disrespect feels like a pat on the head, followed by a closing door. Disrespect encourages your inner accuser to whisper, “You don’t matter.” Disrespect increases sick days, slow downs, and paybacks. Nearly 80% of… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Stress Free Problem-Solving

Too much problem-solving is a problem. Dis-empowered employees want you to solve their problems for them. Successful leaders help others solve problems. (This post originates with a problem-centric-email I received. It only took 30 minutes… Continue reading

7 Surprising Secrets to Getting More Done

The more you get done the further you go. But flopping around like a headless chicken isn’t the answer. 7 surprising secrets to getting more done: #1. Get boring. Develop predictable routines. It takes more… Continue reading

Most Feedback Begins in the Wrong Place

Don’t you “love” it when someone asks, “Do you mind if I give you some feedback?” You can’t say, “Yes, I do mind,” especially if it’s the boss. Wouldn’t you like to say, “Frankly,… Continue reading

The Secret to Solving Problems

It’s easy to make others responsible for problems in your organization. Someone else fell short. It couldn’t be you! When leaders blame, everyone blames. Blame is the reason problems persist. If you’re a leader, look… Continue reading