Become an Expert on You

Enjoy this excerpt from our new book, Healthy Leadership. We can only improve what we observe and are aware of. So, knowledge of yourself is the most important type of knowledge—and provides the most fertile ground for self-growth. Knowing your own tendencies, preferences, natural gifts, and weaknesses helps you be more personally effective and, as a…

Simple Truths of Growth

Enjoy this excerpt from our new book, Healthy Leadership. Here are five truths about growth that we have identified during our many years of work:  Change is inevitable, but growth is a choice. Change is omnipresent, but if we resist it, we may not grow from it. Real and sustained growth happens when we choose it.…

Take the Gratitude Challenge

Enjoy this excerpt from our new book, Healthy Leadership. Words of gratitude can also change your world. Try this twist on a gratitude journal. Each day for the next two weeks, write three good things that happened and how you contributed. If you do the following gratitude challenge, you will experience positive benefits, including increased happiness…

Respect People and Perspectives

Enjoy this excerpt from our new book, Healthy Leadership. Before you show your team members compassion, you must first show them the most basic form of respect: acknowledging them and their perspectives. Simply acknowledging someone and their challenges can make things better even if it cannot make things right. Many well-intentioned leaders often fall short in…