“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”
– John A. Shedd

Rough seas are inevitable.  Conflict and crisis will arise, and as the leader, you are the focal point for dealing with them. Posts on this page will help you deal with external threats, internal conflict, and everything that threatens to throw your team off course.

Handling Conflict and Crisis

Handling Conflict and Crisis

Dealing With Critics

Dealing With Critics

Any time we venture out of our comfort zones, it can feel like we’re sticking out, vulnerable to criticism.  Someone is likely to say something.  Here’s how to deal with the criticism when it comes.

Leadership Mistakes - 3 Things to Do When You Really Step In It

Leadership Mistakes: 3 Things to Do When You Really Step In It

What should the leader do when he makes a mistake? Nobody likes to “step in it,” but leadership mistakes will happen.  What you do when they occur makes all the difference. Do these three things well, and you may end up with a stronger team than you started with.

Don't Fear the Elephants

Don’t Fear the Elephants

Nobody said he was a great mathematician.  But he may be the greatest general you never heard of.  His actions over 2,000 years ago are a great example of how you can influence your future by the way you react to what’s coming at you.

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