It is now the season when countless articles on how to plan your year pop up like premature Crocus. These systems will ask you to dig deep and often provide a daunting number of exercises designed to make you think, dream, pray, meditate or vision … [Read more...]
What Skills Should I Improve?
Regardless of your occupation, you should always be working on improving your skills. Choosing not to would be reckless and invite career derailment. When you work for an organization, there's no shortage of feedback loops telling you what to … [Read more...]
In Which One of These Five Areas Could You Lead Better?
If leadership is the ability to influence the behavior of others. Leadership skill could be defined behaviorally by a range of activities grouped loosely into the following categories: Initiating and Maintaining action Directing and … [Read more...]
Assess Your Self-Management
Working for yourself, being your own boss, can be alluring and liberating. Liberty enamors us, as it should; however, responsibility rests at the opposite end of the same stick, and we must lift that too, regardless of its … [Read more...]
What Makes a Lousy Leader?
What makes a lousy leader? That is easy, they do the opposite of what great leaders do. Not so fast. Our biases forget the differences between leadership we agree with, and leadership from people we do not like. The differences rest partly in … [Read more...]