Monthly Archive: March, 2012

When to Make the Most Difference

Painful endings and uncertain beginnings are the two moments you make the most difference in a leader’s life. Enabling others to continue on their current course often adds value; facilitating an ending is… Continue reading

It’s Harder for Women

“The path to the top is harder for women than men,” Ruth Malloy. Men can be men but women must be both. Hay Group has identified six leadership styles. I’ve circled stereotypical male styles… Continue reading

Books “Freaks” are Currently Reading

Freak followers on facebook responded to “I’m currently reading ________” with this list of books: Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen EntreLeadership, by Dave Ramsey The 4-hour Workweek The Permanent Revolution, by Alan Hirsch The… Continue reading

Your Hero’s Story Uncovered

The stages of your leadership journey are predictable even if life isn’t. ***** “The hero’s journey has three parts: departure, initiation, and return.” Sandra Emma Shelley, Insideout Enneagram by Wendy Appel. Part one… Continue reading

Only Fools Trust Everyone

Don’t trust people who don’t trust you. Joan’s boss asked her what she thought of their company’s banner product. Joan replied, “I love the value it brings but in many ways it’s outdated.”… Continue reading

Excitable, Emotional, or Passionate

According to the input from my facebook page, being “unexcitable” isn’t the most admired leadership quality. John Bell suggests, when excitable equals passionate, we admire Jack Welch, Steve Jobs, and Howard Shultz. All… Continue reading