Tag Archive: organizational success

4 Ways to Win Over Negative Team Members

#1. Don’t minimize the concerns of negative people. When you say, “It’s not that bad,” to someone who thinks it’s bad, they think that you don’t get it. You’re out of touch. They’ll… Continue reading

5 Tragic Blunders of the Inexperienced

Blunder #1: Getting lost in their own work. Drive sabotages inexperienced leaders when they go into heads-down mode. Leaders often have work responsibilities beyond leadership. Their job includes being part of the team… Continue reading

A Simple Pattern for a Powerful Conversation

It’s too easy to point out weaknesses. Successful leaders know the top three strengths of everyone on the team. Peter Drucker wrote, “A person can perform only from strength. One cannot build performance… Continue reading

4 Forms of Stagnation that Defeat Leaders and Destroy Organizations

Stagnation serves up death in sugary bites that taste like cake. Regardless of the contents of your leadership, you found it moving forward. The opposite of forward is stagnation.   4 forms of… Continue reading

How to Stop Obsessing Over Negatives and Become a Positive Leader

Like a drop of poison in a glass of water, one problem has the power to pollute everything. It’s natural to obsess over one bad thing and forget many good things. Successful leaders… Continue reading

Donald Trump – The Declaration and Real Leadership

Anger motivates change. Donald Trump isn’t the first President who formed a coalition driven by discontent and frustration. The U.S. was born in discontent. Destruction: The U.S. Declaration of Independence expresses aspirational anger.… Continue reading