Why Your Boundaries Aren’t Working

Why Your Boundaries Aren’t Working Anger is often a sign that a boundary has been crossed. Learning how to set appropriate boundaries is difficult, but it will change your leadership and your life. You may need to set boundaries with yourself to be more effective, or you may need to set boundaries with a friend, co-worker or employee. This post is all about boundaries and why your...
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7 Signs You Aren’t Growing

7 Signs You Aren’t Growing

The very nature of personal growth includes challenging old beliefs, changing habits, and crossing the comfort zone for expansion. Enlightened leaders continue to examine their beliefs, work on their habits and cross the comfort zone. When coaching or mentoring others for personal growth, here are seven ways to know whether they are willing to grow or not. Use this list to look at your own life as well. Here are seven signs you are not growing. 

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Seek Clarity to Get Results

Seek Clarity to Get Results

Why don’t we seek clarity more often? The employee is unclear about an assignment but too afraid to ask for further understanding. Board members vote on things where they have no clue about what’s being discussed. People would nod their heads in agreement and say “Aye” without understanding the consequences, or the implications involved.

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How to Learn from Others

How to Learn from Others

One of the most limiting mindsets is the belief that you know more than other people. The next limiting mindset is the belief that you must be the best at everything you do. No matter how smart you are, if you are always the smartest person in the room you aren’t growing. If you already have all the answers you won’t be curious.  if you are not curious will not learn from others.  In order to learn from others, you must get out of your limiting mindsets and make a change. You must do these three things:

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Habits to Get You to the Next Level

Habits to Get You to the Next Level

It can be difficult to really stand out, but with a little planning and a new mindset, you can elevate yourself to be considered for the next leadership position. The side benefit is that while practicing these habits you build new leadership skills in the process. Here are five habits to elevate you to the next level:

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Wrong Intentions Ruin Performance Conversations

Wrong Intentions Ruin Performance Conversations

The purpose of performance conversations is to improve employee performance. What often stands in the way of an effective performance conversation is the manager’s hidden agenda. In this article I talk about the five hidden agendas that prevent good performance conversations:

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