Tag Archive: organizational success

You Find What You Look For

Pessimists think optimists are monkeys catching elephants in a trapeze act without a net. Dark leadership: You never get ahead by burying your head in the sand. You earn leadership opportunities by confronting tough… Continue reading

CEOs On Average Have the Lowest EQ

“CEOs, on average, have the lowest EQ scores in the workplace.” However, CEOs with the highest EQ scores outperform their low EQ colleagues. Emotional Intelligence 2.0   4 ways to elevate EQ for… Continue reading

How to Confront Situations You Should Have Dealt with Sooner

If you think it’s difficult to have a tough conversation today, waiting makes it worse. Time makes elephants fat, complacent, and harder to confront. Patience: It’s not patient to tolerate poor performance. It’s… Continue reading

Empathy Protects You From Being a Jerkhole

Boldness, toughness, and grit are great leadership qualities, but empathy makes them effective. Apart from empathy, leaders are jerkholes. Empathy is: Empathy is stepping into someone’s experience. Empathy is laughing when someone laughs… Continue reading

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