6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills

What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That's the age-old question thought leaders and scholars galore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature.  While great leadership, to an extent, can be personal and subjective to the follower, there are universal principles you can't argue with (but you can try). Speaking of those thought…...

At Least 85%* are Not Self-Aware

Dangers of self-blindness:If you don’t see yourself, you can’t understand your impact on others.You think your nice, but you’re actually a bully.You struggle to understand another’s perspective.Everything is a competition.You unintentionally put people on the defensive.You aren’t the problem, others are.People seem to have over-the-top reactions to things you say.You…...

Two Simple Systems for Generating Positive Energy in Others

4 principles of energy:#1. People have energy. Lousy organizations drain it.#2. Energy flows toward meaningful action. When people lose energy they’re doing things that aren’t fulfilling.#3. Energy increases with clarity and forward movement. Sustained confusion drains.#4. Leaders impact energy. Successful leaders protect, nurture, and ignite energy inside others. Foolish leaders…...

How to Complain Like a Leader

Habitual complainers stink like babies with dirty diapers. But everyone who brings up difficult issues, problems, and concerns isn’t an energy sucking complainer. Source - Read More at: leadershipfreak.blog Did you know that there are 3 primary types of complainers? There are also 5 ways that effective leaders point out areas of weakness that are…...

Ten Ways to Complain Successfully

Complainers, within organizations, are swamps of despair that drag down and demotivate. They feel good pointing out bad.Source - Read More at: leadershipfreak.blogBelieve it or not, there are good, and bad ways to voice dissatisfaction.  One involves complaining for the sake of complaining, and the other, points out areas of weakness or…...