Tag Archive: Power

Relationship Before Opportunity

Skillful leaders are rare because the principles of leadership are frequently counter-intuitive. 4 counter-intuitive leadership principles: Talk to them about them. Gain power by empowering. Join their team before they join your team.… Continue reading

How Manipulators Work

Image source Manipulation strategies Flattery: Flattery is an insincere compliment designed to manipulate you. People flatter you to get what they want from you. The connections created with flattery aren’t connections. They’re corruptions.… Continue reading

Secrets of the Spotlight

Tabitha, a member of the Leadership Freak Facebook page says, “I’d like to see what you think of the phrase, ‘Lead from the front.’” Leaders that can’t lead from the front can’t lead.… Continue reading

How to get more power?

You should want more power because power is the ability to get things done. When people say they don’t want power, chances are they are reacting against the abuse of power. For example,… Continue reading

Grateful for gratitude

We play a part in the progress of people around us. Our evaluations, suggestions, and tweaks of their behavior may or may not be helpful. One thing is certain. Positive comments, gratitude, and… Continue reading

Life down the drain

Power is the ability to get something done. Power is good. Crying babies, loud roommates, angry bosses, loving spouses, and visionary leaders, all have power.  Everyone has power.  The sweetest power is the… Continue reading