Tag Archive: organizational success

Everyone Has More Weaknesses Than Strengths

Everyone has more weaknesses than strengths. Ignoring this truth makes leaders blind, confused, dangerous, and ineffective. Arrogance whispers, “Your weaknesses aren’t vulnerabilities.”   One of the most important questions leaders ask is, “What… Continue reading

12 Sentence Starters that Inspire Courage

Any bully can kick someone in the pants. It takes real leadership to inspire. If you encouraged a team member once a week, you’d do it about 50 times a year. (Allowing for… Continue reading

Success – Silly Recognition and Playful Competition

“Wow, that’s a lot of green,” is a point of pride in our house. My wife and I wear the Fitbit Blaze on our wrists. Individual fitness goals turn green when achieved. For… Continue reading

Anticipation as Leadership Advantage

The way to maximize the present is to anticipate the future. Anticipation enhances influence and expands leadership: Don’t simply meet today’s challenges. Anticipate tomorrow’s opportunity. This is especially true when developing and challenging… Continue reading

4 Ways to Build Teams That Pull You into the Future

Leaders lean in when I talk about teams with pull. We’ve all been on teams that needed to be pushed. How do you create pull? You can’t create the future with a team… Continue reading

How a Successful Leader had the Best Year of Her Life

Janice Kaplan cried on New Year’s Eve. She snuggled with her husband and watched a movie before the crystal ball dropped in New York City. She didn’t want her year to end. I… Continue reading