Everyone claims to be “so busy” these days. The truth is, we make time for what’s important to us. If you want to get in better shape, you make time for it. If you want to be a better golfer, you make time for it. The same is true in leadership.
One of the most critical elements of leadership is empowerment. Which means “to give control over another’s life and the authority to do something.” The best leaders know it’s their responsibility to allow other people to make decisions where the information is.
Ever tried to have a tough conversation with someone and it went terribly wrong? Or worse, you know you need to have a difficult conversation but you hold back, only to run up against the same problem three months later? These conversations are especially important if you are in a position of leadership.
If you could share one life lesson with future generations, what would it be? This was the question asked of me on a recent episode of the One Last Thought Podcast. In an effort to get your 2020 started out on the right foot, I wanted to share my answer with you in the form of a question.
If you are anything like me, you have made your fair share of resolutions over the years only to make excuses for yourself when you give up on them. Turns out you aren’t alone. The latest research shows 80% of New Year’s Resolutions fail by the second week of February.