Scott Mabry

10 Leadership Villains That Will Multiply Your Problems

Ever met one of these villains? They use their super powers to block progress and enable problems. Perhaps you even have a few lurking in your organization. The Avoider Pretends the problem isn’t happening in the hope that it will  go away. The Executioner Uses problems as an opportunity to assert power by blaming others Continue reading 10 Leadership Villains That Will Multiply Your Problems

10 Attributes of Leaders Who Embrace Openness

When we are afraid, uncertain or stressed the natural tendency is to contract. To avoid. To deflect. To compromise. We might posture and position ourselves to be seen as competent or even infallible rather than face the truth or address the problem. We can seek our own version of reality. One that will keep our Continue reading 10 Attributes of Leaders Who Embrace Openness

Leaders and the Art of Undoing

“Leaders do.”    “Do what?” “You know, they do stuff.” “They get stuff done.”    “Oh.” “See there goes one now, off to a meeting or something.”    “Do they ever stop?” “I don’t know, it’s kinda frowned upon.”    “Well, how do they know if they’re doing the right stuff?” “I suppose they get Continue reading Leaders and the Art of Undoing