The Myth of the Well-Rounded Leader.

The Myth of the Well-Rounded Leader.

One of the most interesting conclusions (in my opinion) of Gallup’s research is that there is no one strength that all good leaders possess. What’s more, the most effective individuals are not well-rounded at all, but instead are acutely aware of their...
Getting to Yes

Getting to Yes

For many, the path to leadership……indispensability……success….seems littered with obstacles and delays. You yearn to run, but you feel fenced in. You’re revving your engine, but the light hasn’t turned green. If you’re looking for your chance, a surefire way to...
Don’t Miss Out on “Norm-Defying” Talent

Don’t Miss Out on “Norm-Defying” Talent

Tim Tebow is known for more than a few things, and one of those “things” is his very unusual throwing mechanics. He by no means throws like “everybody else”; in fact, his throwing style could be characterized as downright ugly. Yet, even with this seeming lack of...

Make Like Sherlock Holmes: Find the Clues to Your Strengths

We’ve established the power of leveraging your strengths or innate talents. But it’s not that easy, is it, to know exactly where our true gifts reside? Your answer to the following questions serve as clues, and will help you to identify your true strengths. It’s kind...

Strengths Have their Dark Side, Too

It should be no surprise to anyone who reads this blog or who knows me that one of my foremost strengths – and something that is immensely gratifying to me – is my passion for building relationships. I get a kick out of getting to know people better, contributing to...