If you want to be seen as a leader, you have to stop doing the things that aren’t in your wheelhouse or don’t need you, just need someone. This was a hard lesson for me to learn, so if you are still a person who thinks they need to do everything in order to be seen as a leader,
The glory of being an Agile Leader is that you only have one job — to take the blocks out of the process for the team. Once the team is considered a functioning Agile team, your leadership job is only to remove blocks that are in the way.
Perhaps the most essential skills to be a leader is learning to lean into growth. In order to continue leading, you have to stay ahead and growth is the foundation. Unfortunately, growing is not a comfortable place to be in and many of us have an adversity to discomfort. Why it’s important to remain uncomfortable […]
In our culture, we often teach our kids to do well in school so they can get into a good college and become the leader they want to be – whether that is in business, politics, medicine or any other industry. The problem scientists are finding is that the success of a leader comes from […]
What are your core values? Sometimes we don’t even stop to think what our personal core values are. We know they must be there driving our decisions and actions, yet we don’t sit down to name them. This is more simple if you are only one person as you can decide what is important to […]
We often think of leadership in the confines of providing direction; defining goals, developing a strategy, and achieving results; and helping others be their best professional selves. What about our best selves? What about directing our own life? As a leader, it is critical to encourage and motivate others, but it’s equally important to inspire […]