Managing yourself out of the picture

Managing yourself out of the picture

I often counsel my clients to make themselves dispensable. They often question me when I suggest that, but I mean it. Part of a leader’s or manager’s role is to make sure that their team can survive without them – to manage themselves out of the picture. Now, you...
The lies we tell ourselves

The lies we tell ourselves

There are lies we tell ourselves that get in our way. They get in our way; they get in the way of our connecting with others; and they get in others’ ways as well. And we’re usually not aware that we’re telling ourselves these lies. In order to lead more effectively –...
Leaders, leaders everywhere every day

Leaders, leaders everywhere every day

Recently my husband and I had a conversation about “natural born” leaders. In my line of work, I certainly believe that leadership can be taught, nurtured, developed, and encouraged in just about anyone. However, we talked about memorable people who have crossed our...