Tag Archive: organizational success

7 Signs You Let Others Control You During Emotional Turmoil

You must know yourself to manage yourself. Self-aware leaders choose how they show up. Low self-awareness means you can’t manage yourself with authenticity.   Emotional turmoil seduces you into self-forgetfulness. When you forget… Continue reading

How to Show Up During Emotional Turmoil

Stressful times create emotional turmoil. Emotional conflict on the team always hurts and often harms. Leadership includes managing emotion, both your own and others’. How to Show Up During Emotional Turmoil: #1. Always… Continue reading

How to Deal with Toxic Complainers: Bobby Black-Hole

The Rolling Stones sang, “You can’t always get what you want.” You can’t always choose the people you work with either. But when you have a choice, avoid relationships with toxic complainers. Danger:… Continue reading

My Black Friend Surprised Me with the Truth

I was shocked when a black friend told me she wasn’t welcomed in some stores in our town. This was years ago. I still don’t understand the realities of racism. I’ve never feared… Continue reading

How to Use Stress for Advantage when Making Decisions

“Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face.” Nelson DeMille 3 ways to use stress for advantage: #1. Schedule decisions. Stress tells you to wait.… Continue reading

Over Worked and Stressed Out

It’s not the work that stresses you out.  It’s doing it alone. 15 Sources of stress for leaders: Incompetence. You’re flaying in water that’s too deep for your current abilities. Procrastination. Lack of… Continue reading