Tag Archive: personal struggle

Roosters, Peacocks, and Leaders Who Smell Like Sweat

Pretending success is easy deceives your team and destroys your highest points of influence. Let people smell the sweat. Pretending success is easy feeds the lie that you can sip margaritas while making… Continue reading

Public Disclosure of Private Struggle

Struggle begins with your first gasp for breath and ends with your last. Leaders struggle. Wise leaders expose struggle wisely. Leaders struggle with: Loneliness. Humility. Certainty. Image. Patience. Serving and self-interest. Authenticity and honesty.… Continue reading