Over time, you learn from watching leaders and from leading your own teams. You see things differently at different times, and if you pay attention, you make new distinctions. You see new patterns.
Here are four beliefs about leadership that I…Continue Reading
Four years ago you introduced a new sales process at your sales kickoff meeting. You certified all of your salespeople in the new process. Everyone was excited, and the new process was all anyone—especially leadership—could talk about for…Continue Reading
- Give your team credit for the victories. Your team did the work. They did the heavy lifting. Take none of the credit, even when it was your idea and even when you worked harder than anyone. The victory belongs to your team.
- Take the blame…
When someone in leadership role resorts to yelling, screaming, cursing, stomping their feet, and banging things around in order to get something done, it is an indication that they lack influence, lack real authority, and lack resourcefulness.
I’m not suggesting that you can’t be demanding. I’m not even remotely suggesting that you shouldn’t have knock down, drag out productive disagreements. And, I’m not intimating that you should be a softie, a cupcake, a cream puff, or that…Continue Reading