Category Archives: Control

8 Ways to Move Your Employees from PowerLESS to PowerFULL

Would your employees say their relationship with you makes them feel more powerful or powerless? Leadership – real, authentic, people-focused leadership – involves helping others discover their sources of power, not suppressing it. So how can I…how can WE as leaders…help … Continue reading

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4 Reasons For the Lack of Trust in Your Relationships #TrustGiving2014

Can you ever have enough trust in your relationships? When I speak to groups or conduct training sessions I often conduct the following poll (go ahead and select your answer): If you answered honestly and you truly have no trust issues in … Continue reading

Posted in Control, Distrust, Levels of Trust, Relationships, Repairing Trust, Trust | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Ten Signs You Might Be A Frankenboss

Frankenboss – noun; 1. A mean boss that terrorizes his or her employees; 2. A boss whose behavior closely resembles that of a half-brained monster; 3. A jerk. With Halloween just three days away, I told my wife that I … Continue reading

Posted in Body Language, Communication, Conflict, Control, Ego, Emotions, Feedback, Leadership, Morale, Motivation, Professionalism, Relationships, Servant Leadership, Toxic Leadership, Trust | 22 Comments

Lose Control and Like It – 4 Ways to Handle Responsibility and Control

You really don’t have as much control as you think you do. Leaders like to think they’re in control of a lot of things, because after all, that’s why they’re in charge, right? They’re responsible for making sure the work … Continue reading

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