Most people throughout the world focus on weaknesses, and neglect their strengths. I am here to tell you that focussing on weaknesses in the area of competency is wrong. You must focus on strengths. Throughout the world in most industries, it has been embedded into people (us included) to focus […]

Tolerating an ignorant, arrogant genius in your team is very costly to teamwork. Don’t do it. All the teams I have led throughout my career, I have always inherited them. They were not my own selection of team members from the beginning. I have replaced team members when people had […]

When creating a leadership culture, positions don’t count. People are people, leaders are leaders. However, highly effective leaders know how to create a leadership culture. Embrace it. Becoming a highly effective leader is not a job position, and it is not part of a job description. Being a highly effective […]

Solving your team’s problems for them automatically makes you responsible for the problem. Asking them questions about the problem that will help them to solve it, automatically makes them responsible. I like to talk quite a bit about asking questions of your team, rather than giving them the answers, and […]