How To Increase Your Effectiveness By Avoiding Distracted Leadership

Effective leadership requires clarity of thought. To make the timely decision, to accurately assess a complex situation, or to quickly respond to a team dysfunction, the leader must be fully dialed in and singularly focused on the issue at hand. Just as driving while distracted drastically diminishes the ability to drive well, so too does…

How To Maximize The Impact Of “On The Way” Leadership

To increase your sense of satisfaction as a leader, shift your focus away from the destination and focus instead on the journey. Your satisfaction level will soar. Most leaders focus almost exclusively on “destination leadership”. That’s the emphasis on leading from the head of the conference table, from the white board in front of the…

How To Avoid Fire-Drill Leadership To Build Your Leadership Effectiveness

If everything is an emergency, nothing is an emergency. The truth of this leadership axiom is lost on many leaders who seem to lurch their leadership, and their team, from one panic-riddled crisis to another. I was once on a team led by such a leader. “All hands on deck!”, “Emergency meeting!” and  “Everyone into the conference room,…