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4 Ways to Spot Backstabbers Before it’s Too Late

Vinod’s comment on the Leadership Freak blog, “Sweet Backstabbers,” set my mind a buzz.  He said, “How to identify such people (backstabbers) at the earliest to avoid excessive bleeding.”  Great comment. Here’s the challenge. … Continue reading

Your greatest strength is your weakness

I’m a talker who married a quiet person.  I bet that’s no surprise.  Over the years I’ve learned that my strength is my weakness.  I talk too much.  I’ve learned that I don’t… Continue reading

10 Best Questions Ever

If you’re interested in building relationships, start asking questions.  If you’re interested in enhancing your opportunities and reaching higher, start asking questions. If you want to honor someone, ask them a question. Asking… Continue reading

Listening to fear

If you aren’t afraid then you aren’t going anywhere.  You should be afraid.  If you don’t feel afraid, you’re life is too safe, too predictable. I’ve found fear on both sides of success. … Continue reading


Leaders go places. You won’t be certain of how to get there.  You won’t be certain of the outcomes. Go with your highest point of confidence. Once you identify your highest point of… Continue reading

Sweet backstabbers

Everyone in the group nodded in agreement when I asked if they had experienced someone pretending to help them while at the same time cutting them down.  The group consisted of a business… Continue reading