Leveraging Leadership

with Amy Burkett

Four Ways to Improve Accountability accountability career goals communication growth leadership making a positive impact Aug 09, 2023

As a leader, how effective are you at holding your direct reports accountable?  

Data shows 82 percent of managers admit they have limited to no ability to hold others accountable. ...

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7 Things that Keep You Going career goals communication growth Aug 06, 2023

If you’re reading this chances are you’ve got dreams of doing something bigger and more significant.  Maybe it’s personal or maybe it’s for an organization you lead or...

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How Fear Holds You Back career goals fear growth leadership overcoming positive solutions problem solving professional growth Jul 29, 2023

Let’s be honest with each other for a few minutes.  Everyone is afraid of something and likely several things.  Fear is one of the most powerful forces on Earth.  It affects...

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Don't Let Your Career Be: The Magical Mystery Tour career goals communication growth leadership making a positive impact Jul 23, 2023

Have you ever felt like your career was a Beatles song?  In 1967 the Beatles recorded, “The Magical Mystery Tour.” If you haven’t heard it in a while, it’s worth...

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Everyone Communicates, Few Connect communication leadership making a positive impact professional growth Jul 16, 2023

I think communication is the most underrated leadership skill that delivers the greatest results.  Leaders often focus on strategic thinking, innovation and action.  All important things...

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Tips to Reduce Office Gossip leadership making a positive impact office gossip positive solutions problem solving work solutions Jul 09, 2023

Have you ever wondered why gossip spreads so quickly in offices?  I have and I finally did some research and found the most interesting answer that’s actually based in science. ...

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How to Prevent Disappointment from Killing Your Dreams fear growth leadership otto overcoming wisdom Jun 19, 2023

If you're over 21, chances are you've dealt with some disappointment in your life. 

If you're over 50, you've likely dealt with a lot of disappointment. 

Everyone develops their own way...

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Life is like a 10-speed bike...Most of us have gears we never use Jun 11, 2023

I had a 10-speed bike as a kid, but I rarely used anything above the third gear.  Peanuts comic strip writer Charles Schulz once said, 

“Life is like a 10-speed bike. ...

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If Ted Lasso Can Do It, You Can TOO...BELIEVE! Jun 04, 2023

I just finished watching the final episode of Ted Lasso.  Don’t worry I’m not going to give away the ending if you haven’t seen it, but it’s the inspiration for...

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How to Enjoy the Journey May 22, 2023
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How to Defeat Your Own Disappointment May 21, 2023

Do you have a process for defeating disappointment in your life?  I do.  I wrote a whole chapter about it in my book, “The 7D’s to your Destiny.”  Defeating...

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Fighting Your Fear of Failure Apr 11, 2023

It might be hard for you to remember when your fear of failure actually set in.  For a lot of us it was elementary school.  That’s when we learned there would be nothing worse than...

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