Category Archive: Author

Verizon’s former CEO – Most Important Advice

Image source This post is based on my conversation with Denny Strigl. Denny was instrumental in launching the first cellular network in the U.S. He eventually became the president and CEO of Verizon… Continue reading

The One Exclusive Secret to Managerial Success

Denny Strigl, former president and CEO of Verizon Wireless explains the secret to managerial success when he says, “Managers have one priority and only one; deliver results.” His book, Managers, Can You Hear Me… Continue reading

Relationship Before Opportunity

Skillful leaders are rare because the principles of leadership are frequently counter-intuitive. 4 counter-intuitive leadership principles: Talk to them about them. Gain power by empowering. Join their team before they join your team.… Continue reading

7 Steps to Transformational Influence

The problem I have with Jeremie’s book is it’s inescapably practical. Jeremie Kubicek, President and CEO of GiANT Impact, focuses on potential beyond current expectations. My impression is based on a 45 minute phone… Continue reading

10 Steps Gutsy Leaders Take

Six reasons leaders wimp out: Avoiding conflict. Striving for certainty. Avoiding career risk. (Butt kissing) Lack of self-confidence. Lack of urgency. Protecting your turf. Two results of wimpy leadership: Leaders that won’t make… Continue reading

He loved his performance reviews! Seriously?

If I asked you what you enjoyed about working for your company, would you say performance appraisals? I could say lots of things about places I’ve worked. For example, “They all sucked at… Continue reading