The Leader’s Guide to Mental Resilience: Strategies for Unwavering Focus

Effective leadership requires focus. To make the timely decision, to accurately assess a complex situation, or to quickly respond to a looming problem, 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 distracted leadership…

5 Clear Indicators That You’ve Taken Your Eye Off The Leadership Ball

In leadership, one of your most important roles is to ensure that you, and your team, are keeping everyone’s eye on the ball at all times. That means providing clarity of focus and helping each person know which priorities require attention. Many years ago this hit me with full force during a particularly hectic season.…

How to Avoid the Copy-Cat Leadership Trap

Originally posted April 20, 2012 One of the best ways to develop in your leadership is to learn from other leaders. Growing leaders will read about other great leaders, will seek to discern their leadership traits, even emulate their leadership skills. But one of the worst things you can do is to short-circuit the process…