Have You Transformed?
Have you ever noticed that there are some people and leaders who stand out from others in a positive way? They seem to operate on a different, higher plane. It isn’t always easy to put your finger on what makes them different, but for whatever reason, they seem exceptionally productive, overly generous, and an overall […]
The Perspective Required to Accomplish Great Things
Have you ever wanted to accomplish something truly great, but you talked yourself out of it? My guess that part of your justification for not pursuing your goal or interest involved feelings of uncertainty of success and fear for your safety (e.g., emotionally, financially, physically). But, here is the thing, should we ever expect to […]
Becoming a More Positive Influence: Heal Thyself and Lead from Heart, not Hurt!
Learn what Brené Brown has to say about: 1. What prevents leaders from being more effective, 2. How it is critical for leaders to become more self-aware in order to become more effective, and 3. What is required of leaders to actually move the needle on their effectiveness.
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?
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
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
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
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 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
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.