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7 Failure Factors

7 Failure Factors

Everyone has failures.  We take risks and we can fail.  We learn and grow from failures.  What we don't want is self-inflicted failure.  These are some essentials that help you mitigate failure.  Many times when we see failure, the person might be lacking in one of...

Success Begins With “Being”

Success Begins With “Being”

Success is about “being.”  I believe that being the following ten things lead to successful leadership. 1   Be a giver 2   Be grateful 3   Be encouraging 4   Be humble 5   Be intentional  6   Be kind 7   Be persistent 8   Be consistent 9   Be courageous 10   Be...

Confidence through Competence

Confidence through Competence

If you want to be a confident leader, you have to be a competent person. Be an Expert Wherever you are in your field of expertise or your work, you must know your job well. Be known as an expert in what you do. When you have the competence and can be the go-to person,...

Don’t Be a Genius Be a Genius Maker

Don’t Be a Genius Be a Genius Maker

When I use the phrase, "Don't be a genius," I am not saying you shouldn’t be smart, or an expert in your field of expertise. What I am saying is a genius can act in a way that is detrimental to their...

Making decisions when saying no is hard

Making decisions when saying no is hard

A lot of people struggle with saying no in accomplishing their priorities. Many people and organizations take on projects that do not align with their goals simply because they could not say no.  Let’s talk about how to avoid this problem. Opportunity cost filter: For...

How do you prioritize?

How do you prioritize?

We all have things in life we say are important to us, but our actions show something different. This advice is going to sound simple, but it can be life-changing. Each day I...

What is your Personal Growth Plan?

What is your Personal Growth Plan?

Nearly everyone has a personal growth plan, but many have what I like to call a default plan. They implement some good growth ideas, but they are scattered or haphazard.  I believe you need to purposely design your personal growth plan. You can easily build a few...

Would You Follow You?

Would You Follow You?

  I often ask this question when speaking to a group of leaders. The response is usually thoughtful deliberation. So, right now, let me ask, “Would you follow you?” If not, why should anyone else? Leading well is the best leadership development program you can offer....

How To Handle Criticism

How To Handle Criticism

No one enjoys criticism; however, it can be positive. To benefit from criticism, look at it as constructive feedback. Basic Ground Rules to Handle Criticism: Don't immediately reject their words. Thank the person for talking directly to you. Reassure the person that...