Tag Archive: organizational success

Sincerity Doesn’t Erase Ignorance: 7 Ways to Capitalize on the Strength of Your Leaders

Everyone knows what you don’t do well. Confused or inexperienced leaders pay too much attention to people who point out their lack and challenge them to improve weaknesses. Ignorant helpfulness: “To focus on… Continue reading

How to Build Vibrant Connections and Energize Meaningful Results

Strong organizations are a collection of vibrant connections that energize meaningful results. Leaders that connect: Disconnection is expecting more from others than you expect from yourself. A sure sign of arrogance is letting… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: How do I Express Concerns without Losing My Job

Dear Dan, I work in education. I’m an older union worker, near retirement. Education is funded, the administrators don’t have to sweat sales. Administrators are not skilled in fiscal responsibility… don’t feel accountable… Continue reading

5 Strategies to Convince Reluctant Leaders to Move Forward

The end is near when protecting the past is more important than creating the future. 5 strategies to convince reluctant leaders to move forward #1. Ask 3 questions: #1. On a scale of… Continue reading

You Aren’t Fit to Lead if Your Greatest Strength is Seeing Weakness

You aren’t fit to lead if your greatest strength is seeing weakness. Smart talented leaders find it easy to point out inadequacies, describe what’s wrong, and explain disagreements. There’s no creativity in pointing… Continue reading

5 Ways Judgmental Leaders Move Forward by Withholding Judgement

Enter every interaction as a learner, even when you plan to teach. One difference between confidence and arrogance is an open mind.  Bring what you know, after exploring what you don’t.  The only hope… Continue reading