Hear | Leading a Frustrated Team [Part 2]

This is the second post in the series on Leading Frustrated Teams. Check out the first post here. Ignoring your team’s frustration will more than hurt your team’s morale but the pursuit of your cause. In an earlier post in this series, I covered the problem of ignoring your teams’ frustration. You cannot solve what […]

Break It Down

When managing change it is easy to get overwhelmed. Often, this is when heretic leaders start second guessing themselves. Change will have moments when it feels impossible. Every leader feels overwhelmed when they consider the magnitude of their assignments and responsibility. John Maxwell rightly says, “Everything rises and falls on leadership”. This reality makes many leaders […]

Ignore? | Leading a Frustrated Team [Part 1]

This is the first post in the series on Leading Frustrated Teams.  Leaders are often a frustrated bunch. This can be due to the intensity of some things that cannot be separated from leading. Everyone seems to look to leadership for answers. Every problem is ultimately the leaders’ problem. Leadership is not for sissies. However, leaders […]

Things That Cannot Be Separated From Leading

Some things just go together. And, you cannot expect to lead without encountering some things. There are some leadership components that are not removable add-ons. You are guaranteed to have them. Period. Leaders cannot escape taking responsibility for their vision and teams. They also don’t have the luxury of placing the blame for their team’s […]

The Obstacles You Don’t Have To Tolerate | Excuses

There are such things as ‘invalid excuses’. Excuses love validation and justification. At the same time they will get in the way, if you let them.   The extent to which you tolerate excuses is the extent to which the status quo will prevail. Be bold. Be /ˈherətik/. What are some of the excuses that you’ve tolerated? How have […]