This is a list of the 2014 Best Articles on BEALEADER based on YTD Page Views on our site.
Many years ago, Tom Peters said: "To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called you.... You're not defined by your job title and you're not confined by your job description. Starting today, you are a brand."
The power of passion is amazing. It is infectious. It invokes feelings that push us towards our goal with urgency. Passion keeps us from giving up. It gives us energy that can make us feel unstoppable. It fuels our soul.
Do you remember when LinkedIn used to be cool? I used to wake up every morning, grab my phone, and actually look forward to the feed of inspirational articles and updates. Now all I see is a lot of spam, and very little substance.
The Chemistry of Leadership is a delicate balance between what is in a leader's psychological make up, and those skills and expertise which if they are not present can be developed or learned. When I say " leadership is in your DNA," I mean your "psychological being", not necessarily in your genes.
The idea of Chemistry in Leadership is an intriguing one, but not for the reasons you may think. My memories of chemistry class in high school are getting foggy, but I do remember this: it was just as important to know what chemicals did not mix as it was to know which ones did.
I'm struggling this month. I recently started work on a new client engagement and the work is well underway. It is structured as a program, and I am now the seventh of seven project managers, each with a portion of the program to manage.
No one makes the state of discomfort a goal. We don't welcome friends into our homes by saying, "Make yourself uncomfortable." In fact, much of our time is spent avoiding people, places, and situations that challenge our comfort zone. But we all know that getting shoved from our complacency can produce astounding improvements in our lives.
There comes a time in every leader's life that they must step back and evaluate their leadership. Maybe you have noticed that you are losing your "mojo" and others are starting to wonder if you ever had it to begin with. As leaders, we lead ourselves first - that's the cold hard truth.
The word original has many definitions and connotations. Some would say that to be original is to do something that has never been done before, created something that's never been created before, thought something that's never been thought before. Others might think of original as being first: the first presentation, performance or unveiling.
"I must be cruel only to be kind..." Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act III, Scene 4, Kindness Do you know what it means to be kind? Is kindness giving someone honest advice (which in reality could be cruel) or is it being nice to someone (perhaps holding back the truth)?