People Skills



12 Major Causes of Failure in Leadership


By: Richard Denny, The author of Motivate To Win


  1. Inability to organize detail, thus admitting inability to do the job effectively

  2. Unwillingness to do what they would ask another to do, when occasion demands

  3. Expectation of pay for what they know instead of what they do

Results-based Leadership

  1. Fear of competition from others, trying to hold people below you rather than build them up  >>>

  2. Lack of creative thinking in setting goals and creating plans

  3. The "I" syndrome claiming all the honors for the team achievements

9 Roles of a Team Leader


  1. Over-indulgence, destroying endurance and vitality

  2. Disloyalty to colleagues, resulting in loss of respect

  3. Emphasis on the 'authority of leadership', leading by instilling fear instead of encouraging

Inspirational Leader: 10 Roles

  1. Emphasis of title instead of knowledge and expertise

  2. Lack of understanding of the destructive effects of a negative environment

  3. Lack of common sense, being heavenly minded and ultra positive, but no earthly good

Why Change Fails: 8 Common Errors


Leadership Attributes