When it comes to servant leadership nothing is more significant than the ability to see something small you can do for someone at any given moment. The S-Factor as I call it, is the key to followership, because when you lead from that position, people will willingly follow you. So, here is a list of … More It’s about the little things
So many people like to deliver messages couched in Sarcasm. It’s a very common thing. Most sarcasm is delivered with humor, a joke or off-handed remark. The thinking is that the message will be received better that way. The deception is that although people may be laughing on the outside, there may be damage done … More Sarcasm, the Darts of Destruction
Sometimes we as leaders (and parents) get tired of questions. We just want people, whether our children or employees to do what we said. We don’t want them to ask why. We just want them to get on with it and move ahead. We tell them to do things because we know what we’re doing. … More Because I said so….
To be a true learner, you start from a posture of humility. You start knowing you don’t know everything. You start knowing there is much you still must learn. You start knowing you need something you don’t have. You start knowing you have a lot of room to grow, and a lot to know. The … More The Humility of Learning
Everyone knows that one of the keys to being a good manager is the ability to delegate. Everyone knows that they can’t do everything. They must be able to hand off some of their duties—along with the authority that goes with it. So, why is it so difficult to delegate? Here are the typical reasons: … More The Key to Delegation
I don’t know about you but I have difficulty with perfect people. Maybe it’s because I’m not perfect. Maybe it’s because I’m so far from perfect it’s ridiculous. Maybe it’s because I’ve failed miserably, in view for all to see on multiple occasions. I’ve known great success and but also incredible failure. My difficulty with … More Please Fail a little
One of the single most powerful things you can do as an organization is to intentionally and deliberately build your culture. It speaks louder than anything you will ever do. It speaks to your employees and simultaneously speaks to your customers, your constituents. It can breathe life into what you are doing or cut it … More Culture Cleaning