Category Archive: Feedback

What you know makes you dumb

Peter Drucker said, “Far too many people – especially people with great expertise in one area-are contemptuous of knowledge in other areas or believe that being bright is a substitute for knowledge.” Leaders… Continue reading

No encouragement is discouragement

Those who make a difference, encourage. Encouragement infuses others with courage, hope, and confidence. Sounds like a good thing. So… Who have you encouraged in the last day or week? You’ve been meaning… Continue reading

Measuring intangibles

“What gets measured gets done, what gets rewarded gets repeated.” It feels awkward to measure the relational aspect of leadership. For example, setting a goal to have a two minute conversation with three… Continue reading

Leaders treating others like dogs

We owned a miniature dachshund that joyfully welcomed us home every day. He’s gone now and frankly, we miss the sound of his miniature paws paddling around on our floors. One day I… Continue reading

Personal Accountability?

Leading, by default, creates accountability. Deadlines, projects, problems, meetings, and deliverables naturally create leadership accountability. What about personal accountability? I’ve never been held accountable for personal habits. Sure, I’ve been corrected many times,… Continue reading

A call for feedback

***** I posted this article February 19, 2010, with the title, “A Taste of Friday.” It is my least viewed article. I’d appreciate your honest feedback. Would you take about  1 minute to… Continue reading