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7 Deadly Leadership Sins

Posted by on June 5, 2015 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Whether you are a new leader or a seasoned pro, committing one of these "sins" can dethrone you as corporate kingpin (or queenpin); and kill your career.


Arrogance. Having a know-it-all, superior, holier than thou attitude has been the downfall of many leaders. Arrogant leaders have a tendency to intimidate or bully subordinates; ignore, reject, or refuse to listen to anyone else's ideas or feedback; blame others, and refuse to accept persona...

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Hitting Rock Bottom can Change Your Life! (Rescript Your Life Series, 1)

Posted by on May 21, 2015 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

(Article originally appeared on April 2015)

One of my favorite lessons came from the late Jim Rohn when he talked about increasing one's value to the marketplace. The main point of that training, for me at least, was that there has to be a catalyst that moves us to take deliberate action to make change happen in our lives. Have you ever noticed how some people hit rock bottom before an epiphany? They are fi...

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Rescripting Your Life for Positive Change (Rescript Your Life Series, 2)

Posted by on May 21, 2015 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

When you look back over the past five, ten, twenty years, are you where you thought you would be? Are you still going through the same challenges and situations that were plaguing you last year? If you can truly answer, "yes" to this question, it is a good sign that you need to make some serious changes in your personal life.


Nothing in your life will change until you make the decision to start doing things differently.  As the saying goes, "If you keep doing what yo...

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Managing Conflict - Leadership in Action

Posted by on April 17, 2015 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)


Conflict in the workplace is one of the most difficult situations a leader has to deal with. The outcome of conflict -- good or bad -- lies in how a leader manages the process to resolve it.  One of the most important things to keep in mind is that conflict is good for organizations. Working throu...

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Learning to Let Go

Posted by on April 16, 2015 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)

African Legend has it that the natives had an ingenious way to catch monkeys. The natives would take a coconut, cut a small hole in one end, hallow it out, and tie a sting to the other end of the shell. Peanuts were put inside the shell. The peanut shell "trap" was placed in a clearing then the natives would hide themselves and wait. An unsus...

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