Category Archive: Communication

Lying at work

It’s my opinion that lying is rampant in the workplace. 5 Reasons people lie to the boss #1. The boss can enhance or hinder your career track #2. The boss can control your… Continue reading

Lessons from a new Hire

We’re hiring new people and I’ve noticed something about the ones who are driven to succeed. They hunger for positive feedback and instruction. On the other hand, organizational drifters don’t seem to need… Continue reading

Knowing too much

(This post isn’t part of the “Alphabet for Leaders” series) Ever meet a know it all? Everything you say they already know or have out done. Then there are the add-to’ers. These folks listen… Continue reading

The “G” word for leaders – Gibberish

This is the seventh installment in the series I’m calling “Alphabet for Leaders.” Today it’s the letter “G.” Have you listened to a leader saying the same thing over and over again? I… Continue reading

Connecting with the boss

Recently, a new Leadership Freak subscriber emailed their interest in the topic of “managing the boss.” What a great topic? I wish I’d received counsel on this essential skill when I was younger… Continue reading

Put the oxygen mask on you first

Flight attendants still tell you to put the oxygen mask on yourself before attempting to help others. If you don’t take care of yourself first, you become part of the problem rather than… Continue reading