The Gift of Presence

Have you ever been talking with a leader one-on-one, only to realize that they were not really listening? Was it clear that they were distant and simply not present? I know this has happened to me many times, and it…

Tip for Leading Well: Set Fewer Goals

As leaders, we often try to accomplish too much, and as a result, we end up setting too many goals. That's how we're wired. We want to get things done. Of course there is nothing wrong with this, except that…

Tip For Leading Well: Eliminate Hurry

As a leader, your plate is always full. Your schedule is packed. People are constantly demanding your time and attention. You have projects that you're working on, and you have even more projects that you want to work on. As…

Tip For Leading Well: Renew Your Vision

I'm currently teaching an undergraduate class on Organizational Leadership, and one of the key topics we recently discussed was vision. This is one of those words and concepts that evokes various emotions, with many people getting excited about the idea…

Tip For Leading Well: Conduct A Humility Check

If you really want to lead others well, then you need to take a moment to conduct a humility check. What's that? It's an intentional evaluation of your heart and motives in order to determine if your leadership is all…

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