Succeeding with Three Challenges that Derail Leaders


Three Challenges that Derail Leaders: Challenge #1: Self-development during seasons of success. Talent’s halo makes you over-estimate your abilities and under-estimate your need for growth. I often ask audiences to raise their hands if they’re smarter than the person sitting beside them. We all laugh, but there’s a hint of truth behind the smiles. Leaders […]

https://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/2016/02/12/succeeding-with-three-challenges-that-derail-leaders/

How to Hold People Accountable without using Authority


If you didn’t have authority, how would you hold people accountable? Don’t demand what must be given. Authority as a hammer: Maslow said, “I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.” Accountability is the nail when a leader’s hammer is authority. “You have to hold people […]

https://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/2015/09/30/how-to-hold-people-accountable-without-using-authority/