Leadership: Authority vs. Control

Dealing with difficult people is a daily challenge for most of us. Over several decades of teaching workshops on this subject, interest and demand for the topic have not dwindled. Whether it’s controlling bosses, recalcitrant employees, or unhappy spouses – people who are hard to please and chronically unhappy aren’t hard to find. The best […]

Business Etiquette [Infographic]

Business leaders are swept along in a river of technological change and must constantly learn new skills to keep their heads above water. Sometimes, we must let go of the old to embrace the new. However, there are some things that will always remain – manners ranking near the top of the list of unchangeable values. […]

Be the Miracle

Who among us hasn’t dreamed of being extraordinary? To be noticed. To do things no one else is doing or go beyond what has been done before. You’ve probably never verbalized you want to “Be the Miracle”. But we all have high hopes for doing something incredible. This can be both rewarding and disappointing. Exhausting […]

The Curse of Comparison

It starts before the sandbox – this curse of comparison. While we are itty bitty people, we are grabbing for another child’s toy, thinking it’s better than the one in our hand. It seems as if we are born selfish. Whether you call comparison a curse or a trap, it is a habit that can […]

3 Keys to Creating a Culture of Civility

At the 2017 Global Leadership Summit, Bill Hybels stated, “Our troubled world is demanding a better brand of leadership.” Tag – you’re it. Instead of responding to the atmosphere, we must establish the atmosphere. That’s what leaders do. Leadership is an action, not a position. It’s easy to act like a backseat driver when it comes […]