There’s nothing wrong with wanting to be nice or liked, but when you’re too much of a people pleaser – when you avoid conflict or can’t say no – it can be much more difficult for you to be an effective business leader.
Think of everything you could get done if your team operated on a higher level. Learn the best method for delegating some of your daily responsibilities so you can focus on more important priorities and strategic goals.
It’s a question I hear fairly often and a frustrating place to be, especially when you’re working 10-12 hours a day and not making much progress. I know because I’ve been there myself. Back in the late nineties, in fact, […]
I’ll admit it. Every once in a while I come home from a coaching session feeling frustrated and discouraged. Usually it happens when a client and I have spent a considerable amount of time developing a list of priorities and options […]
With growth comes complexity and differing opinions as to the best way to profitably grow the business. As the leader, this can leave you feeling overwhelmed. You need to grow, you’re trying to get your own projects completed and still […]
Tell me if this sounds familiar: You’re working 12 hour days, you’re involved in every important decision in your company (large and small), and, and… you’re exhausted. Still, your business isn’t earning the profits you expect or making the progress […]