The Law of the Lid: The First Law of Leadership

The Law of the Lid: The First Law of Leadership

What is the Law of the Lid? What role does this law play in organizational effectiveness? In his book The 21 Irrefutable Laws Of Leadership, Maxwell uses the Law of the Lid to convey the idea that organizational effectiveness is capped by its leader’s ability lead. This law is the first of Maxwell’s list of key leadership attributes and principles. Keep reading to learn about the Law of the Lid by John C. Maxwell plus some examples of its successful and unsuccessful application.

Tiny Habits Examples: How to Use Fogg’s Method

Tiny Habits Examples: How to Use Fogg’s Method

Are you interested in BJ Fogg’s Tiny Habits method but aren’t quite sure how to use apply it in real life? Do you want Tiny Habits examples to help you better understand? In this article, we’ve put together six examples of how to use the Tiny Habits method. One of the examples is from Fogg himself and the other five are from Habiteers (anyone who follows the Tiny Habits method). Continue on for Tiny Habits examples.

The Law of Sacrifice: No Success Without Sacrifice

The Law of Sacrifice: No Success Without Sacrifice

What is the Law of Sacrifice? What does sacrifice mean in the context of leadership? The Law of Sacrifice is one of John C. Maxwell’s 21 laws of leadership. This law says, “A leader must give up to go up” because you can’t achieve anything without giving up something in return. Keep reading to learn about the Law of Sacrifice plus some real-world examples of its application.

Accidental Diminishers: 3 Steps to Avoid Being One

Accidental Diminishers: 3 Steps to Avoid Being One

Do you fear that you may inadvertently be having a diminishing effect on your staff? Do you want to know how to avoid being an Accidental Diminisher? Accidental Diminishers often have the best intentions and don’t realize the diminishing effect they’re causing. There are three steps you need to follow to ensure you are a Multiplier and not an Accidental Diminisher. Continue reading to learn how to avoid being an Accidental Diminisher.

The Tiny Habits Method: Small Steps, Big Changes

The Tiny Habits Method: Small Steps, Big Changes

What is the Tiny Habits Method? How do you put together a Tiny Habits recipe? The Tiny Habits Method consists of putting together daily, ten-second habits that set you up to accomplish big habits later. The Tiny Habits recipe goes something like this: “After (blank)…I will (blank)… And I will celebrate by (blank).” It’s an easy recipe to follow and can lead to big changes. Continue on to learn how you can integrate the Tiny Habits Method into your life.

Motivation to Change Isn’t the Same as Change

Motivation to Change Isn’t the Same as Change

Why isn’t having motivation strong enough to prompt a change in behavior? Why is motivation so unreliable? If someone offered you a million dollars to lose ten pounds right now, could you? Of course not, it’s literally impossible. That’s because motivation is only one of the three factors required to make a change. Having the motivation to change is important, but it’s not enough to carry you to your goal. Keep reading to learn why you can’t rely on motivation to change a behavior.

The Law of Timing: The Right Thing at the Right Time

The Law of Timing: The Right  Thing at the Right Time

What is the Law of Timing? Why is timing so crucial in leadership? The Law of Timing is the nineteenth of John C. Maxwell’s 21 laws of leadership. This law is about doing the right thing at the right time. However, it’s not so easy in practice. To effectively implement the Law of Timing, you need understanding, maturity, confidence, decisiveness, experience, intuition, and preparation. Keep reading for more about John Maxwell’s Law of Timing.

Group Change: The Two Types of Leaders

Group Change: The Two Types of Leaders

What are the two types of leaders of group change? What are the benefits of trying to make behavior changes in a group? There are two types of leaders when it comes to group change: Ringleaders and Ninjas. Ringleaders are clearly recognized leaders of change and Ninjas try to make positive changes from the shadows. Continue on to learn about the benefits of changing with others and the types of group change leaders.

Celebrating Achievements to Build Tiny Habits

Celebrating Achievements to Build Tiny Habits

Are you trying to incorporate the Tiny Habits Method into your life but struggling with celebrating achievements? Why is it so important to celebrate after performing a tiny habit? In the process of becoming a Habiteer, you must learn to celebrate achievements, however small. This step can feel awkward or disingenuous to some people so they skip it. However, celebrating is an important part in solidifying habits so here is some information if you’re struggling. Continue reading for advice on how to genuinely celebrate tiny achievements.

7 Steps to Achieving Goals From Tiny Habits

7 Steps to Achieving Goals From Tiny Habits

What are the seven steps to achieving goals from Tiny Habits? How can you turn a vague aspiration into a lasting habit? According to BJ Fogg, there are seven steps to achieving goals. The steps are: pinpoint your outcome, brainstorm behavioral solutions, identify Golden Behaviors, find the tiny version, choose your prompt, celebrate, and refine. Continue below for descriptions on how to carry out each of the seven steps for achieving your goals.