Tell me you’ve had this experience. You assign a task but then forget about it. I sure have. As a leader, I am not a micromanager. That’s good news for my team. But I have to be intentional that delegation doesn’t drift into abdication. It’s not always disastrous when this happens. If we’ve hired well, […]
The Difference Between a Sin and a Mistake
A mistake and a sin are two different things. People often confuse the two. But unless they understand the difference, there is no possibility of reconciliation.
Don’t Hire People Unless the Batteries Are Included
Some gadgets come with batteries and some don’t. If I told you it’s the same with people, what kind would you like to work with: those with or without batteries? I picked up this metaphor from an episode of Dan Sullivan’s 10XTalk Podcast. Dan said he basically divides everyone into one of two categories: Those […]
How Real Leaders Demonstrate Accountability
Everyone wants to be a leader. However, few are prepared to accept the accountability that goes with it. But you can’t have one without the other.
Taking Responsibility for Your Mistakes
One key to leadership is the willingness to stand up and take responsibility for your mistakes. Good leaders do this even if they are guilty of 10% of the accusation or problem.