How Hard Do You Push?

How hard should a leader challenge others to perform or to change?

It’s one of the most intriguing questions about leadership.

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Leadership Growth Means Seeing Your Gap

Yesterday a client confided in me that he’s been in a slump for about three weeks. He doesn’t feel effective. He’s taking two steps forward and three steps back. He’s discouraged about how much remains to be done. He’s overly sensitive to feedback and criticism from others. He wonders if he’s really up to the challenge. (more…)

The Importance of Words in Leadership

The words we use carry immense weight in our relationships —with others, with ourselves, and with the world. (more…)