STUCK

Stuck. Stuck. Stuck. Sometimes even leaders get stuck. Here we are. Not moving. Paralyzed. Wondering what happened. We might make it look easy from the outside, but leadership is hard work. Poise and confidence can be great hiding places for the nagging question of, “What now?” For me, stuck can happen when a choice just…
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Authentic Enthusiasm

Think about the organization where you spend the majority of your time working, volunteering, participating, etc. It may be a traditional business environment, an educational system, a non-profit entity, a church, etc. With that in mind, consider the following: “The level of enthusiasm of your customer will never exceed that of your employees.” Although you may…
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Curious Conflict

Let’s be honest. Many of us are fantastic conflict avoiders. We walk away, pretend it didn’t happen, act like everything is fine, ignore the issue, etc. We do almost anything not to converse about the conflict with the individual(s) involved. What’s your excuse? It’s risky. It might result in more pain. They might not like…
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Embracing The Discontent

Dissatisfied. Restless. Frustrated. Negative. Unenthusiastic. Fed up. Complaining. In a rut. Any of these sound familiar to you? They are signs of discontent. Sounds rather ominous and negative for a blog about leadership, right? It doesn’t matter your position, title, status, or job, it seems most of us have a tendency to experience some discontent now…
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