There’s no shortage of leadership content available. As you’re reading this article, millions of other people around the world are gaining knowledge on how to become better leaders via YouTube, blogs, audiobooks, and podcasts. But the alarming part is, the improvement-to-content-consumed ratio is near nonexistent.
If you’re a student of leadership, here are 10 reasons why you may not be getting better: Continue reading 10 Simple Reasons You Aren’t Developing as Leader
Leadership is often a thankless job but its impact almost can’t be quantified. Here are a few things people will always remember about you as a leader. Continue reading 2 Critical Things Employees Will Always Remember About You as a Leader
There are those who speak about leadership and then, there are those who are leaders. John McCain is the latter. Surviving nearly six years as a Vietnam Prisoner of War, this great American hero went on to serve as Senator of Arizona. Despite his unsuccessful run for President in 2008, McCain’s achievements amounted to plenty. Continue reading With 1 Sentence John McCain Taught 3 Lessons For You to Remember About Leadership
Whether you like the company that generates more revenue per location than any other fast food chain in the U.S. or not, there is no arguing that taking care of your people is always a good idea. Continue reading Viral Chick-fil-A Video Points Out 1 Critical Lesson Every Organization Must Remember
How many times have you read a leadership article or watched a video about leadership? People spend ridiculous amounts of time and money on books, webinars, conventions, professional organizations, I could go on and on. The great news is, there is no shortage of knowledge or interest in acquiring new knowledge (particularly when it comes to leadership). My point is, getting knowledge isn’t the challenge, … Continue reading Knowledge is Nothing Without This One Thing
Micromanagement is a not only a problem in organizations, it’s a big problem. But I am not telling you anything you don’t know because anyone who has had a boss for an extended period of time can relate to being micromanaged.
The question is, why are we seeing so much of it today? Continue reading Why You Can’t Stop Micromanaging
While most of the really bad examples of leadership I have studied always tie back directly to some financial and health-related issues, there are some less obvious reasons you should be aware of. Continue reading The Real Cost of Lousy Leadership
You could argue our culture has created an elitist mentality around creativity or placed a clear lack of emphasis on exploring, nurturing, and developing an individual’s creative side. Either way, somewhere along the line people start believing they aren’t meant to be creative. Continue reading Why Great Leaders Care About Creativity
For some reason along the way, leaders have forgotten how long it takes for someone to develop their skills. They have made the mistake of expecting their people to deliver results immediately or else moving them to the “expendable” list. Continue reading Why Leaders Must Be More Patient With Employees
Have you ever wondered what separates the good leaders from the great? It’s not raw, natural talent or innate skill. No, it’s something more impactful and difficult to master.
Making the jump from a good leader to a great one begins with a dedication to changing some basic habits. Continue reading 4 Simple Habits All Great Leaders Master