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Listening deeply to understand rather than hastily replying transforms leadership and relationships.
Adam Danyal12 hours ago
A leader's excessive niceness can undermine organizational effectiveness - modest disagreement fuels innovation.
Adam DanyalFeb 25, 2024
To become a more self-aware, authentic leader, confront the hard truth of how others experience you by soliciting raw feedback from trusted sources.
Adam DanyalFeb 24, 2024
Leaving a leadership role requires a clean break - a thoughtful transition process and farewell that honors the work while empowering the next leader and team to build on our legacy.
Adam DanyalFeb 23, 2024
Favor your worst performer with patient coaching and positive support to transform them into a valuable asset.
Adam DanyalFeb 22, 2024
Betraying trust has lasting consequences.
Adam DanyalFeb 21, 2024
True leaders have the courage to publicly admit mistakes rather than hide them, building trust and accountability through their authenticity.
Adam DanyalFeb 20, 2024
The singular focus of visionary leaders can lead to neglect of personal shortcomings and external warnings.
Adam DanyalFeb 17, 2024
Aaron Feuerstein exemplified principled leadership by keeping his commitment to his workers despite catastrophic loss, ultimately rebuilding his company's success.
Adam DanyalFeb 15, 2024
A gritty yet caring leadership style that pushes people through adversity can achieve greatness if properly balanced.
Adam DanyalFeb 13, 2024
Listening more, pausing thoughtfully, and choosing words carefully - helps savvy leaders demonstrate quiet confidence and speak volumes.
Adam DanyalFeb 10, 2024
Great leaders project audacious confidence tempered with humility; accountability guards against arrogance derailing success.
Adam DanyalFeb 08, 2024
Leaders have an obligation to provide honest, constructive feedback to help team members improve, even when delivering difficult messages tests their own courage and skills.
Adam DanyalFeb 06, 2024
Leaders must embrace tough conversations to surface festering issues early, learn from dissenters, and harness constructive tension to gain competitive advantage.
Adam DanyalFeb 03, 2024
Leadership involves balancing competing priorities, akin to a circus act, requiring a blend of aggressive goals and strategic planning to ensure both immediate results and long-term growth.
Adam DanyalFeb 01, 2024
Leaders should look beyond fancy job titles to assess expertise and character when evaluating people.
Adam DanyalJan 31, 2024
Leaders must find the courage to speak uncomfortable truths, however damaging to careers or relationships, because candor drives progress while white lies and avoidance stall it.
Adam DanyalJan 30, 2024
Ruthlessly prioritize only the vital few priorities, delegate the rest, and focus your calendar to match to avoid mediocrity.
Adam DanyalJan 29, 2024
Humble, inquisitive leaders learn from their teams to gain insights that lead organizations forward.
Adam DanyalJan 28, 2024
Leaders should tune out critics and fully commit themselves to achieving results.
Adam DanyalJan 27, 2024
Leaders should connect with people across their organization to avoid being trapped in an echo chamber of limited perspectives.
Adam DanyalJan 25, 2024
Pursuing promotions tests a leader's principles - ambition must drive progress not ego, obligation not self-importance.
Adam DanyalJan 24, 2024
Championing openness and alignment of values, authentic leaders inspire culture and excellence through self-awareness, integrity and genuine relationships.
Adam DanyalJan 23, 2024
Excellent leadership requires addressing poor behaviors firmly yet with understanding by seeing the humanity behind actions while still setting clear standards.
Adam DanyalJan 22, 2024
Adaptive leaders who quickly adjust strategy, communicate proactively, and empower teams can successfully guide organizations through challenging transformations and turbulent change.
Adam DanyalJan 21, 2024