Knowing which leaders to avoid emulating is as important as knowing which ones to follow. Who we follow influences our behavior positively or negatively and impacts our career development. Continue reading “Leaders to Avoid”
We are faced with problems to solve daily. Some might even say that is all they do which means as leaders we must purposefully select which ones deserve our attention.
Continue reading “Leaders Solve the Right Problem”
Building good community led by employees could solve many problems leaders struggle with today. Continue reading “Community Fuels Culture”
The best leaders are not the ones yelling “Fire”, instead, they work as part of the team that puts it out. Continue reading “What Leaders Do When There Is A Fire?”
Put people first; they deserve it
Early in my career and began leading, I had a sense that people were important, but didn’t realize that they were most important. Continue reading “How do people develop into the leader other people want to follow?”
As leaders, we look to lead when new opportunities arise. If we have led long enough, we know our ability to be effective depends upon context, our familiarity with the space, and current relationships.
Continue reading “Leaders Know When To Follow”
In our work and life there are many reasons for us to feel like the world is against us which makes it difficult to be the blessing others need.
Compounding the challenge, at times we may not be treated with the respect we deserve, our leaders may not reward our contributions the way we would like, and some trusted colleagues may choose to compete rather than collaborate with us. Continue reading “Leaders Can Be A Blessing”
Opaque objects such as the human body do not let light pass through them and results in the creation of a shadow.
As leaders, our responsibility is to move our teams from here to there. As we do, we must be careful not to let our shadow block the vision of our followers while we are out front.
Keeping our focus on the important is challenging.
Our jobs come with increasing opportunities to take our eye off of the ball.
It is primarily due to the speed of change and the constant distraction. Continue reading “Leaders Focus on the Important”