Development

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Show Appreciation

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Show Appreciation

The difference between recognition and appreciation can mean the difference between being a weak positive influence and a strong positive influence on those you lead.

Why Do Organizations Miss the Mark when Developing Their Leaders?

Why Do Organizations Miss the Mark when Developing Their Leaders?

Thus, if organizations want to more effectively develop their leaders, they need to focus on the three foundational elements of self-leadership: self-awareness, mindfulness, and emotional intelligence.

The 12 Fears that Bring Out the Worst in Our Leadership

The 12 Fears that Bring Out the Worst in Our Leadership

Fear is the root of dysfunctional leadership. I hope by reading this, you have awakened more to that reality; which, in turn will help you: (1) become a more effective leader, and (2) abolish fear from your culture so that your leaders and employees can be at their best.

Assessing the Collective Mindsets of Your Organization, Department, or Team

Assessing the Collective Mindsets of Your Organization, Department, or Team

You can assess the collective mindsets of your organization, department, and/or team. This blog post presents a copy of a report that I put together for an organization where we assessed their collective mindsets.

The Paradox of Our Time

The Paradox of Our Time

he paradox of our time in history is that we … spend more but have less; we buy more but enjoy it less. We have bigger houses and smaller families, more conveniences but less time. We have more degrees but less sense; more knowledge but less judgment; more experts but more problems; more medicine but less wellness.

The Five-Step Process to Develop Positive Qualities

The Five-Step Process to Develop Positive Qualities

The difference between the qualities that you have and the qualities that you want to possess is in how you see your world or, in other words, your mindsets. Thus, if you want to develop certain qualities that you do not yet have, it is essential that you change your mindsets.

Becoming the Best Version of Yourself Requires a Focus on Your Mindsets

Becoming the Best Version of Yourself Requires a Focus on Your Mindsets

If we want our personal development efforts to be easier and more long-lasting, we have got to include our mindsets as part of our development process. In fact, we need to lead with our mindsets.

Leader Mindsets #2

Leader Mindsets #2

If you do not have healthy mindsets, those around you know it, and they respond just as much to your mindsets as they do your behaviors. Stated differently, those you lead care more about who you are than what you do.

The Missing Ingredient in Leadership Performance: Mindsets

The Missing Ingredient in Leadership Performance: Mindsets

Because mindsets are foundational to all we think about and do, whatever you know about mindsets, it probably is not enough. In all honesty, learning about mindsets has completely changed my life for the better. And, I want to share what I have learned with you so that you can improve your life.