Admiration Based Skills

4 Backbones to Leading in Uncertain Times

Uncertainty is scary.  The unknown is scary.  While there’s always uncertainty and the future is always unknown, a team I worked with recently has some pretty big anticipated hurdles coming up in about a year.  The height of the hurdles is not clear, nor if there will be ground to land on when they leap over.  They’re struggling not to fret.  They’ Read more >

Can You Teach Someone How To Be A Leader?

And is leadership development worthwhile?

Leadership is defined as “a process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task.”

There are “leaders” who have social influence by the nature of their political power, their physical power, th Read more >

Empowering Context – Your Confidence is Key

Recently I had two separate leaders from completely different organizations tell me they didn’t think their team could be successful around accomplishing the challenge at hand.

And they’re right.

Because if the leader has a crisis of confidence, then the team questions their own competence. An insecure, apprehensive team will strug Read more >

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