Avoiding Common Leadership Pitfalls
There are many ways a leader can fail – many are obvious, some not so obvious. In my latest Leaders Ought to Know blog post, I discuss ways wise leaders acknowledge and plan for avoiding common leadership pitfalls.
I’m Positive: How to Avoid Assumptions
For Three Stooges fans out there, you’ll probably remember the following bit. If you’re not a fan, hang on — their routine illustrates a common trap business leaders and professionals encounter. These tips will help you avoid the “I’m positive” pitfall. “I’m Positive” Routine Their shtick went something like this. Larry gives Moe some sort […]
Dating At Work — Cool or No?
When you put a group of people together in person, if they spend enough time with each other, eventually, somebody is likely going to have the “urge to merge.” Think about it…summer camp, school classrooms, the office, etc. A summer crush at band camp might have been cool, but is dating at work a whole […]
Winning the Emotional WAR
It’s the one question I get asked most often in my leadership management training sessions. And it’s fueled with bewilderment and exasperation. Here it is: why do people act the way they do?!? The short answer is emotional WAR. Here’s how you can predict the otherwise unpredictable behaviors of people. The question reveals a real […]