When attitudes decline and negativity sets in, it may be time for a culture course correction on our teams; here are 11 ways to do just that.
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.
To delegate better, it helps to put more energy into the start of the process. With the help of a story about a naturalist stranded on a frozen lake in the Canadian sub-arctic, here are three ways to begin so that we get what we need at the end.
When it comes to influencing others, leaders and con men seem to be in the same business. The difference is that we can use three of their tricks from the dark side to do some good.
The crutch phrases we use often weaken our efforts to lead instead of strengthening them; here are three examples to avoid.
Achieving great things requires a leadership trust between leader and led; in one simple story, here’s what that means.
He found a creative way to complain about a relationship gone bad, but the words of his song reveal the difference between merely managing people and truly leading them. What did he say? Today I’ll share his thought-provoking quote and how it can inspire us to become transformative leaders in this edition of “Lines for […]
“What’s wrong with taking the easy way?” Sometimes the answer to our problem seems easy. But the easy solution may not always be the right one. Today in “Lines for Leaders” I’ll share what one famous person said about the dangers of taking the “easy way,” along with some thoughts about how we can make […]
How do we establish trust? We know that establishing trust is a key to leading well, but how do we go about it? An unexpected encounter in the back of a dark garage shines a light on how we can build the trust we need to lead.
What is quibbling and why does it matter to leaders? Do you remember watching Superman, and seeing what happens to him when he comes in contact with Kryptonite? How weak and ineffective he becomes? I think that there’s something just as powerful that we are all exposed to every day, and it can have a similar […]
Are you a potential leader who’s just looking for an opportunity? Do you think you have what it takes, and just need others to notice your leadership ability? If so, this video is for you. Today we’ll talk about seven things you can start doing today that will get you noticed as a potential leader […]
What should a leader do when they make 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.