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4 Ugly Truths that Great Leaders Know about Good Ideas

GREAT leaders know 4 UGLY truths about GOOD ideas. Are you aware of them? Here’s a tool to help you to learn and apply them. Download a pdf version below that is perfect for printing, posting, and sharing! Read more about these ideas here. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change and improvement.…

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6 Leadership Lessons You Can Learn Over Lunch

Might I suggest you take a lunch away from the office this week. Put away the cell phone and any other distractions and just spend some time observing. Why? Well, you never know what leadership lessons you can learn from a change of venue. One afternoon, I stepped away from the office and walked to…

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5 Key Programs to Create STAR Performers

Use this tool as you think about the programs you have in place to develop your people. Arguably, these 5 programs are key to create STARS in your organization. If you want more information about these programs, check out this Leddin Group article. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change and improvement. Some…

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Create a Culture of Quitters for Your Team

You are likely familiar with the concept that employees don’t quit companies, they quit bad leaders. It is with this in mind that many organizations invest time, energy, and resources developing leaders who foster employee engagement. Yes, employees might quit an organization because of a bad leader; however, these same employees may quit their own…

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Smart Leaders Make 4 Wise Investments

Busyness can be costly. It consumes time, energy, and motivation with little concern over how these resources are expended. It also steals your ability to invest in four key areas. Download this free pdf that is perfect for posting and sharing. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change and improvement. Some of my…

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Smart Leaders Seek and Listen to These 3 Voices

The higher a leader gets in an organization, the harder it is to get authentic feedback.  My experience suggests that this is a very true statement and that the problem isn’t isolated to senior executives.  It can appear from the very moment you take your first formal leadership role. To mitigate this challenge, I suggest that you…

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10 Ways to Make Work a Winnable Game

Within each of us there seems to be a ‘game on’ switch that is hardwired in our DNA.  For some of us the switch is more easily flipped than for others. When activated in the workplace, this switch can dramatically increase employee engagement. To throw the switch and drive engagement, leaders must make work a winnable game.…

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How Your Next Great Idea Can Hurt You as a Leader

Sometimes a leader will start an initiative with the best of intentions, but lack the resources, focus, or energy to see it to fruition. These are projects that seemed like a good idea in the moment, but they never should have started in the first place. They are the ones where not only is the initiative…

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Making 5 Choices that Can Change Everything Application Guide

In today’s world, it’s both easier and harder than ever to be extraordinarily productive. Kory Kogan joins Patrick in the Leadership Lab to discuss what drives productivity in today’s world and the 5 choices that we all need to make. This application tool is designed to help you to put the podcast ideas to work…

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