Something General U.S. Grant learned when he was a Colonel can help us all find the strength to lead our teams in challenging times.
Milton Hershey had his share of failures, but he revealed one of the secrets of his success one day when he turned to his foreman and told him, “Hire 40 men.”
When it comes to increasing engagement on our teams, sometimes we can be our own worst enemy, as this short story demonstrates; here’s how we can do better.
A little known act during World War II highlights the value of vision for our teams, and why we should treat it like a precious metal.
In leadership as in the marathon, it’s not the finish line we need to focus on, but the 18th mile, if we want to reach our goal; here’s why.
Some of the most important tasks in life may not be spectacular or exciting; to help us keep at them anyway, here are six ways to help us find magic in the mundane.
Leading winning teams is something any good leader aspires to; here are five secrets to achieving that goal from a surprising source.
To convince others, we may just want to talk about the positives – the reasons why they should. But the “blemishing effect” says we may also want to talk about why they shouldn’t. Here’s why.
One night during the Civil War, Lincoln received some bad news; how he reacted to it speaks volumes about his approach to leadership, and sets an example we’d all be wise to follow.
It takes a kind of leadership double-vision to help your team reach its goals; here’s how seeing this way can help you get things done that matter.
Dr. Richard Feynman shares a key insight about how some of the smartest people got that way; if we follow his idea of “get that guy” we can do the same, and become better leaders in the process.
The arrival of a new year signals a time of reflecting on the old, but there’s no owner’s manual on how; here are 11 ways to make the most of it.