5 Reasons Leaders Crash and Burn

Can you recall when a supervisor/manager/CEO in charge of a business, committee or project caused everything to derail? Why does this happen? They Aren't Natural Born Leaders Leadership comes pre-loaded in some people. They're the ones everyone turns to when a decision needs to be made. They step in and say "Here's what we should do..." in a crisis. Of course, they can always be better leaders by learning more about how to be effective, but it's in their DNA. If they don't recognize they are natural born leaders, they…

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IMPROVING YOUR LIKEABILITY FACTOR

In the past week, I've had two people tell me that I have a rare quality: likeability.  One of these people proclaimed it loudly to others, delighting me, of course. Some people are instantly likeable. They have an easy manner, a ready smile and their energy is attractive to others. It's been shown that people who have this characteristic go far in life, from politicians to employees.  The good news is it's something you can learn. You see, likeability isn't something that came naturally to me. It's a skill-set I've…

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