Expectations are EVERYTHING…

If you expect your followers to do things that you yourself are not willing to do as a leader - you have no place in leadership.  If you expect your followers to uphold a certain standard of performance that you yourself do not uphold, you have no place in leadership.  And if you expect those you lead to go above and beyond, but you yourself do the bare minimum, you have no place in leadership... … Continue reading Expectations are EVERYTHING…

If you want more out of who you lead, you must give more.

As if being a leader wasn't difficult enough already, in today's world it's like pulling teeth to get those you lead to take action.  Am I wrong?  Even if you provide simple instructions, it's often a struggle to get the desired result.  Tell me that getting your followers to take initiative and action isn't one of your biggest struggles.  I'll wait... How about getting them to perform the work required to your standard?  Is that any easier?

Here’s why “do as I say” leadership doesn’t work…

"But mom (or dad), why do I have to do my chores?  I hate chores!" "Because I told you to, that's why!"   Sound familiar? Most of us have probably been on one end of this conversation at some point in our life so far, right?  How did it play out?  Let me guess...

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