The Point: You want to have a positive outlook… I want to have a positive outlook… I think we ALL want to have a positive outlook! But is that positive outlook actually doing more harm than good for you? In this post, we’ll take a look at The Leadership Challenge Pollyannaish to determine if it’s … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Pollyannaish
The Point: If you’ve read the 455,000,000 results from a Google search on Leadership, then you are undoubtedly super informed regarding what it takes to be a leader. But what if you haven’t read them all, half, or even 12 in the last year regarding what you could do to take your leadership to the … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Leadership Secret Sauce – 3 Tips!
The Point: What are you good at? If you’re like most of the leaders I work with, you’re probably “good” at a lot of things… For example Sales/Marketing Leadership, Customer Experience, Project Management, and Process Improvement might be several areas that might make your leadership performance … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Expertise – 5 Tips!
At Tip of the Spear, we see all types of Leaders from the Fortune 500, INC500, Deloitte Tech Fast 500, and beyond enter into our leadership development executive coaching programs. Sometimes they come because they are looking to increase their percentagel of potential achieved... Other times they … [Read more...] about Is He Keeping You Up at Night?
The Point: Call it “constructive” or call it “transparent” criticism, but have you ever had a conversation with a stakeholder at work regarding how things could have gone better? If so, you’ve probably dipped a toe or two into the constructive criticism pond. So as a leader, how can you navigate … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Criticism – 5 Tips!
The Point: He’s been called brash, egotistical, politically incorrect, and a host of other things on his ascent towards the lands highest office (The President of the United States). Donald Trump has rubbed some people the wrong way, and caused others to stand-up and cheer for his anything but … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Going Trump – 3 Tips!
The Point: You know how when you think about a business and you get that “vibe” that resonates with your sole (and it’s a good vibe)? That’s a company's culture, and it's what we want when people think of Tip of the Spear! So in this post we’ll take a look at company cultures and how they can make … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Culture
The Point: One of my clients said it best during the week – “Business is a series of roadblocks that erect themselves between you and success. The quicker you get above/under/around those roadblocks the sooner you’ll achieve success!” These roadblocks can be major, or minor, moments of frustration. … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Frustration – 5 Tips