Humble leaders do these things

Humble Leaders Do These Things

If you’ve read this blog any length of time, heard me speak, been involved in any of my leadership development programs, or certainly if we’ve worked together in a coaching or consulting context, you know how huge I think vulnerability is as it relates to leadership, culture, and just being a human being. One huge[…]

what to do when a teammate doesn't respect you

What to Do When a Teammate Doesn’t Respect You

You know they don’t respect you. Maybe they parked in your parking spot. You know, the parking spot that’s not marked just for you, but that everyone should know not to park in because it’s just for you. Maybe they lumped you in with other, lesser humans on the “To” line in an email when[…]

self awareness

13 Questions to Increase Your Self-Awareness

Often, when I’m giving a talk at a conference or working with a team, the issue of self-awareness comes up. It’s something that’s central to servant leadership and foundational to so many other critical leadership competencies. But it can also seem a bit elusive, and so sometimes, someone will say something like this to me: “I’m[…]

questions leaders can ask

20 Questions Leaders Can Ask Their Teams

“What’s your position on unicorns?” That Socrates guy was onto something with that crazy method of his, though what you’ll see in this post isn’t nearly as eloquent. Getting to know our teams is an ongoing quest for leaders. There’s always more we can learn, and things we once knew to be true can change[…]