3 Ways To Enhance Problem-Solving Skills In Leadership

Every day, you will encounter problems. Some little, some big. All needing an answer. 

So, how do you problem-solve? How do you handle the situations and issues that arise every day?

The greatest mistake we make is teaching our children to memorize things without even understanding,
Instead of teaching them problem solving and critical thinking.”
― Mouloud Benzadi

Some people handle it poorly. They make bad decisions, get angry, frustrated, lash out at others. That’s not how a great leader problem solves. 

They do the following 3 actions to get through the problems of the day.

3 Ways To Enhance Problem-Solving Skills In Leadership

Ask for feedback:

Everyone can improve upon their problem-solving skills. This can be a struggle if you don’t know what you’re looking to improve.

4 Ways To Balance Leadership Roles And Personal Identity

When I started to blog, I found myself losing myself. I wanted so badly to be successful that I gave up a lot of my identity. I stopped watching television and movies, I changed the way I dressed, and I even left behind hobbies I enjoyed.

What happened here?

I lost my personal identity. I let my role as a leadership blogger supersede my personal identity. And it sucked.

Woman sitting in front of an Apple MacBook laptop

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While I saw success blogging and sharing my leadership insights, I felt adrift. I felt like I was missing something. I was. I was missing myself.

Talking to other leaders, this happens often. New leaders have their own unique style that gets pushed to the background so they can fit in with the current slate of leaders. The same leaders that come and go.

Here’s the crazy part. One thing remains the same: YOU

6 Ways To Build A Supportive Network Of Like-Minded Leaders

If you ask me what’s one of the quickest ways to gain success and influence, I won’t hesitate to say it’s your network. The people you surround yourself with can and will guide you toward success if you choose wisely.

I’ve watched it play out in my life and those around me. The people we’ve surrounded ourselves with constantly give us a leg up.

Whether it’s finding new talents, getting in on the ground floor of an exciting venture, or getting connected to someone we’ve needed to know, the networks we’ve all built have helped us in this.

Have you been working on building a supportive network of like-minded leaders? If not, this article is for you. This article is for you, even if you’ve been building a great network.

Let’s dive into the good stuff.

10 Life-Changing Habits For Personal Development

Our habits can either make us or break us. It’s the habits that we choose that will decide the direction we will go in life.

Og Mandino once said, “Good habits are the key to all success. Bad habits are the unlocked door to failure.” His words ring true to me. They should ring true for you, too.

We will examine 10 life-changing habits that will propel your personal development forward. These habits will change your life, make you a better person, and help you stay sane in an insane world.

10 Life-Changing Habits For Personal Development

1. Read daily:

One of the easiest habits to develop is the habit of reading. Books are a treasure trove of information for leaders. All you have to do is crack open a book.

5 Things To Quit To Become More Successful

There’s an old saying that winners never quit and quitters never win. For the longest time, I believed this sage advice. Except it is not sage advice. Saying winners never quit is terrible advice.

You may be scratching your head, wondering how this could be true. You’ve got to continue on, and push on to be successful, right? Wrong.

The people who win the most in life also know when to quit. And they quit often.

Dan Miller regularly quits activities. Google quit and shut down multiple projects. So did Steve Jobs.

These people aren’t losers. These people won in the business world. So why do we think quitting is bad?

Quitting isn’t bad. It’s needed.

5 Things To Quit To Become More Successful

You may be wondering what you need to quit. I’m going to give you five suggestions on things to quit. Once you’ve read the list, you’ll develop many more ideas. Let’s be quitters.