Elite Leadership isn’t complicated. The best leaders keep things simple, relevant and compelling by following these 5 principles.
Some leaders are also responsible for introducing toxic drama into the environment. Some do it knowingly and some do it unknowingly. It helps to know the difference and how to respond.
An experiential perspective looking at leadership in both the personal and professional context.
It’s one thing to be effective and efficient as a director, manager or upper level leader. It’s quite another to acquire and maintain a leadership perspective no matter your position of authority or otherwise.
Knowing how to get to the context (or backstory) of anyone or anything with communication skills that are above the norm.
Listening while adhering to the 4 Rules of Engagement is key to getting at the context (or backstory) of the other person.
Re-engaging after Displacement is very challenging. It doesn’t have to be if you understand the importance of the mindset.
I’m interacting with more and more individuals, who are not receiving encouragement in their work. This is a failure of leadership, where 51% of what leaders should be doing is encouraging.
Chris Simon Interview: A discussion around why nothing much has changed with the workplace perspective on work-life balance. This discussion is about a new perspective.
I’ve heard all my life that perception is almost always reality. I’ve found that’s rarely the case. What I have learned is that a person with a perception will always lose an argument to the person with the experience.
There comes a time when it’s not helping anyone to continue being nice. There is a time when enough is enough. That time is when you have to find out what’s possible without all the drama, dysfunction and an overall negative perspective.
It’s one thing to have a vision; it’s quite another to cast one!
It’s July 4th, Independence Day! In terms of leadership, Abraham Lincoln is the model I most admire. He believed in the people to overcome any national crisis as long as they were provided with the truth.
I see leaders on a regular basis that think they know themselves well, but lack the self awareness necessary to take themselves and those under their influence to the next level.
When bringing about change, understand that the first thing people think of is what they’ll lose, not what will make things better for everyone.
The lines can become blurred between expectations and a sense of urgency for those on the front lines, when leaders fail to explain what’s next, why it’s important and how to get things done. The best leaders know that one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to setting standards that some may not be able to meet.
This discussion details ten (10) principles of great Leadership that reinforce character and behavior in terms of an intentional and committed mindset.
One of the greatest obstacles to being an adaptive leader on a continuum is the ever-present focus on results. Not to minimize the emphasis on strategy, but to be adaptive requires constant awareness of not only significant, but minuscule changes in both the internal and external environments, in order to pivot in real time.
There are 10 core competencies that are necessary for an individual to maximize their leadership capacity. These principles have to do with a person’s attitudes, beliefs and commitments.
Truth Be Told, there are many current and aspiring leaders struggling with a mindset daily that asks ‘Am I good enough?’ and ‘When will I be found out?’ This mindset limits their potential and is exploited by many.
There are some leadership traits that are not optional. Regardless of your leadership style, there are some things you have to do.
The inaugural video of the Truth Be Told Video Channel for current and aspiring leaders.