Category Archive: Curiosity

How to Avoid Dangerous Questions and Become a Real Leader

Look for leaders with forward-facing curiosity. “The most serious mistakes are not being made as a result of wrong answers. The truly dangerous thing is asking the wrong questions.”  Peter Drucker The right… Continue reading

10 Things that Make Dumb Leaders Smart Today

One of the best things to discover is your own lack of brilliance.   Brain function goes down when you’re: Stressed out. If stress makes you dumb, some leaders must be dim-wits.  Fatigued… Continue reading

5 Ways to Reject Arrogance and Develop the Beauty of Real Confidence

Bravado impresses the blind, intimidates the ignorant, comforts the fearful, and offends the skillful. Confidence doesn’t need to brag, impress, outdo, or put others down. 5 ways to develop real confidence: Burst the… Continue reading

The Question I Never Asked But Should Have

A coaching client has been learning to ask quality questions. She shared one with me that blew me away. She asked a manager, “What questions are you asking your team?” The manager said,… Continue reading

Change Your Question Change Your Direction

The questions you answer determine the direction you go. In order to find the right answer, you must ask the right question. Image source “The most common source of mistakes in management decisions… Continue reading

A Page From my Personal Journal – April 16, 2003

April 16, 2003 Yesterday Dale went shopping for clothes without me. (We usually shop together.) She came back with two summer dresses that look very comfortable. One was pleasing to my eye. The… Continue reading