Trends in business follow trends in society, and with the rise of entitlement in society over the past few decades, it's no surprise that entitlement has spilled over into the workplace as well.
Entitlement is that feeling that you are owed special rewards, privileges, or treatment when you're actually not. It's a mindset that essentially says "You owe me because I show up and belong, not because I step up and perform"; and frankly, it's a mindset that drains the life out of…Continue
We hear a lot about mental toughness, and frankly, there's no situation concerning performance that wouldn't be helped by having it. No matter who you are, or where you may be in business or in life, mental toughness is something you'll need to possess.
It's a separator between being average and being unstoppable; it makes you more desirable, resilient, and persistent; and makes people want you on their team because they know good things will happen because you're…Continue
From time to time we all do stupid things; it's part of life and our human journey. From time to time however, we also have to deal with those who continually do stupid things, and let stupidity dominate their decisions, their actions, and their life.
If we're not properly armed to deal with stupidity (whether it's from people on your team who you work with, people who work for you, or someone that you work for) in an intelligent way, it has immense power to: take us out of…Continue
What’s Your Leadership Legacy?
The best leaders leave a legacy by reproducing themselves into high-potential team members. While leaders should train, coach, motivate, and care about all team members, mentoring is reserved for a select few. However, many mentor/mentee relationships are never maximized for two primary reasons: