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Bad news. Life is pain. The good news is that it’s not all pain, and, it’s possible that pain produces something quite wonderful. I’m referring here mostly to mental pain (e.g., stress, anxiety, guilt, sorrow, fear). There are three main types to consider. One type is the pain you feel that has been caused by others. It may have been […]Read More
We need more brave leaders. Ones who take risks and target difficult, sometimes taboo goals. They dare to address the tough issues. They can be honest to the point of making others uncomfortable. Great leaders don’t make decisions in an effort to preserve their jobs. They seek to improve things – to make an impact. […]Read More
A person in a formal leadership role has immense power. A great leader can inspire, facilitate needed change, and create great synergies within a team. In contrast, a toxic leader can ruin self-confidence, damage effective systems, and destroy team chemistry. Why is it acceptable to have so many bad bosses? Why is having a pulse the only true […]Read More
Leaders — Get Over Your Damn Self With Author and Leadership Expert Dr. Todd Dewett My work often bleeds into the world of sales professionals because we both focus on the essential importance of relationships. Recently, Josh Mastel asked me to be interviewed on his popular podcast, Top Down: Sales Growth Stories. He talks […]Read More
To be stuck is the state of feeling that your brain has hit a mental wall when trying to work on a problem. It’s like walking in two feet of wet cement. Over several days, you’re getting it done, making progress. Then it hits you. Indecision. Confusion. A lack of focus. Hey, it’s normal. It happens weekly or monthly for most of us. Add […]Read More
Retention improvement idea: admit your downside as much as you sell your upside. It’s surprising to me how much organizations avoid speaking candidly about their work realities. Instead of telling it like it is, they share positive aspects of their culture while avoiding any of the more difficult truths. Then, later, they wonder why they […]Read More