Don’t Let Fear Rule Your Workplace

Despite the overwhelming evidence about fear’s debilitating impacts on performance, many leaders still resort to stoking people’s fears to get work done. Given how damaging

The Golden Rules of Professionalism

Everyone knows about the “Golden Rule,” right? The ancient law of reciprocity that reminds us how we should engage with others in society. Well, I would like to propose a set of golden rules for the business world. These rules can help guide a

Carry Yourself Like a Leader

As the saying goes in business, you want to “look and act the part.” It’s hard to be a leader if you’re frumpy. Personal style matters.  If you want to make a great impression on your bosses, your clients, and the people you’re leading

Teaming is Hard Work!

Great teams take time to develop. For seven years I traveled around the world as a member of the U.S. High Diving Team, diving from heights that scaled to over 100 feet into small pools that were only 10 feet deep. If we didn’t team well together

Functional and Dysfunctional Leadership

If you’re aim is to be an effective leader, you need to be crystal clear about the differences between functional and dysfunctional leadership. It all comes down to getting the right blend of confidence and humility. We consider leaders functional