Leader 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.

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Are You the Villain?

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Are You the Villain?

Why are leaders commonly villains? They have some fears and insecurities that cause them to act in ways that are fully justified to them, but are actually damaging to those they 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.

What is Inclusive Leadership & Why is it Important?

What is Inclusive Leadership & Why is it Important?

This is where inclusive leadership comes in. If we want our employees to be engaged, motivated, and committed, their leaders need to behave inclusively, meaning giving them a voice and valuing them.

Personal & Leadership Development: Why Focus on Mindsets and Not Behaviors?

Personal & Leadership Development: Why Focus on Mindsets and Not Behaviors?

Rather than focusing on lists that tell us how we should act or behave, a much better approach when improving ourselves and our leadership is to focus on our mindsets.

Are You Guilty of Justified Blind Spots? What Can You Do About Them

Are You Guilty of Justified Blind Spots? What Can You Do About Them

The reality is that each of us, in our own ways, are engaging in fully justified thinking and actions that are ultimately limiting our experience, effectiveness, and performance.

The #1 Factor that Drives Top-Performing Teams & the Key to Developing It

The #1 Factor that Drives Top-Performing Teams & the Key to Developing It

Take a moment and consider: Is your work environment a psychologically safe environment? If you are a leader or manager, do your employees feel like they work in a psychologically safe environment?