Tag: Leadership

Question #11: What is stopping me from doing the things that I should be doing?

For a long time, I would say I don’t know. But that’s not really true. I’m afraid to fail. To try something I might not be good at and fail miserably. Or to fail publicly. There seems to always be that person asking the…

Question #10: What problem are we solving?

You walk into a conference room. There is a large table in the room surrounded by chairs. There are a bunch of chairs along the wall but you grab a seat at the table. More and more people start coming into the room. Some…

Question #9: Who has qualities that I aspire to develop?

Continued growth. Continued learning. Strength both physical and emotional. Acceptance and tolerance for others. Love and unselfishness. These are some of the qualities that I aspire to develop, the most important being continued growth. My thirst for knowledge, to live a life full of…

Question #12: Will you be my mentor?

This question is definitely one that I need to be asking. After a gentle reminder from my manager, perhaps there are areas in my leadership style that needs a little work. Delegation Allowing other leaders on my team to take the lead on different…

Question #2: What/who did I make better today?

A little retrospective never hurt anyone, right? As a new leader, I try to be a little more conscience of how I interact with people on my team, other leaders and individuals I deal with on a daily basis. To add a little more…

A Balance Act

“Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.” – Colin Powell A leaders job is definitely challenging and a little frustrating at times. A good leader is looking out for…