Curiosity Will Help You Listen!

Are You Listening?

Few consider listening to be a critical leadership skill, much less, one of the most critical skills for life and relationships. When leadership is aligned primarily with persuasion and charisma, you won’t hear anything about the most underrated leadership skill – listening! And, most people have trouble listening.  Why is listening so important?  Because without it, you have […]

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Want to Think Clearly? Use Opposites

Think Clearly

You have thoughts running around in your mind and you can’t think clearly. You want clarity, but there are so many options to choose from. There is no way for you to filter information to help you make decisions in a simple, clear way. For me, it becomes most challenging when my feelings are engaged or […]

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Opinion Can Make You Assertive About LIES!

Opinion

The desire to know, when you actually don’t, is a powerful force in everyone. Peter Scholtes provides some interesting research and observation about opinion in his book, The Leader’s Handbook. His research data came from the business arena, specifically manufacturing, where measurable data is available.So, his research is not from highly charged emotional issues related […]

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Poor Productivity? Blame It on Entropy and Inertia

Poor Productivity? Blame It on Entropy and Inertia

Your productivity and values increase or decrease based on how you deal with 2 physical laws. Even if you do not know about the laws, they still impact you. So, if your productivity is not good – blame it on Entropy and maybe Inertia also. It is hard to imagine anything you do that ISN’T subject […]

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Humility Is Critical, Yet Highly Underrated

Humility Is Critical Yet Underrated

Humility is a value that most people say is very good, but they don’t often assign it to their leaders.  In fact, in a survey of more than 1,750 executives worldwide, only 25% of the people in an organization believed their chief executive officer was humble. That comes from research done by Leslie Gaines-Ross (Harvard Business […]

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Value and Develop People – Benefits You and Them

Value and Develop People

GR8 Leaders are servant leaders which means they value and develop people. And, when they do that, they increase the capacity of the organization and build new leaders. So, let’s look at what value and develop means. The dictionary gives these definitions. Value: regard highly, think much of, respect and honor, esteem Develop: make something new, […]

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