Category Archives: Leadership

Everyday at Work is a Job Interview – 5 Tips for Demonstrating Your Value

The dress code in my office is business casual, but every once in a while I like to wear a tie. You know…look good, feel good…dress for the job you want, not the job you have…all that good stuff. Actually, … Continue reading

Posted in Brand, Career Growth, Leadership, Professionalism, Success | 14 Comments

4 Principles for Using Your Leadership Power

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.” ~ Lord Acton Power accompanies leadership. No matter how lofty or humble your title, whether you manage 3 people or 3,000, if you lead … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Power, Servant Leadership | 24 Comments

3 Types of People, Projects, and Tasks Every Leader Needs to Eliminate

At this very moment, you have people, projects, or tasks you need to eliminate from your life. Maybe you’ve been dealing with a troubling employee situation for months, or even years, and despite your best efforts you don’t see any … Continue reading

Posted in Change, Goal Setting, Leadership, Success | 13 Comments

7 Ways to Make it Easy for People to Work with You

“It all depends on who you’re working with.” That was the feedback from team members to a recent survey about the state of collaboration within our department. The feedback was consistent. Collaboration is…well…inconsistent. It all depends on who you’re working … Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Communication, Conflict, Dependability, Honesty, Leadership, Management, Relationships, Sharing Information, Success, Trust | 8 Comments

8 Essentials of an Effective Apology

I’m pretty good at apologizing and I think it’s primarily because of two reasons: I’ve been married for over 25 years. I mess up a lot. That means I get a lot of practice apologizing. I’ve logged way more than 10,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Apology, Emotions, Honesty, Leadership, Listening, Repairing Trust, Trust, Trust Boosters | 23 Comments