Leadership Freak

Questions that Fuel Energy when Your Tank is Low

Two people face the same challenge. One rises and thrives. One stumbles and flounders. The difference is motivational energy. You are responsible to manage your energy. Don’t surrender to a lousy boss, boring… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Questions that Fuel Energy when Your Tank is [...]

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Forget About Silencing Your Inner Critic

Your inner critic’s voice is louder and more believable than external voices. Others compliment you, but you know you’re a fraud. Forget about silencing your inner accuser. Negative aspiration tends to strengthen negative… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Forget About Silencing Your Inner [...]

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How to Thrive by Creating Choice, Connection, and Competence

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Susan Fowler to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of, “Master Your Motivation: Three Scientific Truths for Achieving Your… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (How to Thrive by Creating Choice, Connection, and [...]

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Dear Dan: My Boss Says People are Afraid of Me

Dear Dan, My superintendent told me I’m not getting the position. He said, “You have great ideas, but take it slow. And he repeated, “Take it slow. Don’t rush anyone. I like your… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Dear Dan: My Boss Says People are Afraid of [...]

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4 Self-Limiting Statements You Must Stop Saying Today

#1. Stop saying, “I didn’t have time.” Everyone has enough time. Refusing to accept reality is belligerent insanity. Two reasons you say, “I didn’t have enough time.”: You over-estimate your talent and abilities.… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (4 Self-Limiting Statements You Must Stop Saying [...]

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How to Respond to Stupid Suggestions

Leaders won’t seek input if they don’t know how to gracefully reject irrelevant or stupid suggestions. Don’t insult people when they offer ideas, or they’ll take their ideas to competitors.   5 types… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (How to Respond to Stupid [...]

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How Men Overcome Discomfort Mentoring Women

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies!! Leave a comment on this to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of, “Dig Your Heels In: Navigate Corporate BS and Build the Company You… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (How Men Overcome Discomfort Mentoring [...]

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7 Faces of Distrust

A reader asks, “Maybe a post on how to proceed when relationships have been eroded among team members? With a small team, I find it especially challenging.” Trust is the engine of team… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (7 Faces of [...]

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7 Universal Competencies for Success in Any Role

Gallup reviewed three decades of research and generated its simplest and most comprehensive list of competencies required to achieve excellence for all employees in any organization. (This post is based on my interview… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (7 Universal Competencies for Success in Any [...]

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Why Goals are Dangerous and How to Make them Work

“If you want to achieve your goals, DON’T focus on them.” (Reggie Rivers former Denver Bronco’s running back.) Goals can kill you. Summit-fever: Summit-fever refuses to take NO for an answer. Nearly 300… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Why Goals are Dangerous and How to Make them [...]

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