Category: Leadership

August 30, 2019 Glenn Case
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What price are you paying by avoiding Risk?

person standing at edge of cliff signifying risk and fearWhat if you believed — trusted — this...

That your true potential, success, growth and joy lay out there, just beyond the Risk Zone? Would it change things?

The thing is, we rarely get that far in our thinking.

July 1, 2019 Glenn Case
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Make your feedback count by making it wanted

Gate with danger sign signifying fear of receiving feedback

"Feedback is the breakfast of champions", as Ken Blanchard famously said.

To develop, to grow and to win, feedback is essential.

Reality of the matter is, most leaders struggle with providing it. And while they may search inside themselves for answers around this, I believe it actually lies more with the "vibe" that it creates.

February 21, 2019 Glenn Case
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What is a natural leader, really? 

silhouette of natural, confident leader

Reflecting back on my many year in business and as a leader, I realize that some of the strongest leaders I've been exposed to were not in people leadership roles at all. Not managers of people.

September 30, 2018 Glenn Case
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Conflict can engulf us, if we let it.

scary person in open door signifying looming conflict

Conflict often arises because of doors that we open for ourselves.

Ever noticed that the vast majority of movie and TV plots would not exist if the main character simply ignored the knocking door?

September 5, 2018 Glenn Case
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woman jumping free, a broken shackle behind her signifying freedom and faith

In a past article, I wrote about the influence judgment can have over our ability to lead. To judge is human. As emotional beings judgment is, if nothing else, an emotional response to our environment. On a deeper level, it's a protective mechanism. 

July 14, 2018 Glenn Case
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Caterpiller changing to a butterfly signifying growth and potential

We all remember those strong leaders we've encountered in our lives. Their impact lingers because that's the nature of true leadership.

I learned early that the strongest leaders see beyond the immediate need. They see potential. Not just of the worker but of the individual.

June 28, 2018 Glenn Case
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Brick wall with hole signifying vulnerability

Vulnerability is one of those words that immediately stimulate a guttural response. Conjured up is the fortress wall breached. A teeming, angry hoard pouring through full of malintent.
It's a word that one typically connects with danger.
Leaders - as most people - are comfortable inside the "known".
June 16, 2018 Glenn Case
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Sin with the words Action Changes Things - increasing confidence through action

Confidence is often assumed to be a prerequisite for success. Paradoxically, it's a lack of confidence that often keeps us from taking the bold steps we need to find success.
As author and coach Rich Litvin states, "Confidence is a result, not a requirement."
Let's think about this for a moment.