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Check on your 4S’s
Hey Leaders, I have some good news and bad news. Well, not bad, but it could be eye-opening. We are approaching the end of the first quarter for those operating under a calendar year. That can be sad news for some. Like, wow, 25% of the year is gone. The good news, if that is your situation, you have 75% […]
Compare? Don’t you dare?
Comparison for a leader is dangerous. It can prevent us from celebrating our accomplishments. You may have just done a great thing, and when you compare it to great things others have done, it can be a “downer.”
I like the quote by Eleanor Roosevelt, “Comparison is the thief of joy.”
A couple of things can happen in the comparison lane:
- You […]
How’s your commitment?
Commitment is a strong word. It’s a promise, a pledge, a responsibility. As leaders, we make commitments and ask and expect commitments from others.
Well, we all know that we can’t control the behavior of others. For the most part, we can control our behavior. So, the question is, “How is your commitment?”
You have a vision for your company, your division, […]
It’s about your vision.
What I have learned to be true over the years is that our people want a better future. They expect their leader(s) to have an image of a better future and the ability to articulate the vision clearly.
The process starts with you — the leader. And the vision begins here with you. As President Harry Truman said, “The Buck Stops […]
Your one thing.
As you know, your leadership has nothing to do with your title or position. Your leadership has everything to do with your ability to influence the behavior of another positively.
Your commitment to lifelong learning and being intentional about growing and improving leadership skills will go a long way in your influence.
So now I have some questions for you to take […]
It’s a heart thing.
Hey, Leader. Leadership is a heart thing.
Oh boy, here Bob goes again with the “soft “stuff. I believe there is a prevailing myth that leaders are supposed to separate their emotions from a situation and be tough-minded and rational.
Here is some news for you, research over the past 20 years has shown the most influential leaders are the most open and […]