Category Archive: Leading

Being Negative Creates Positive Value

Image source The depth of the problem determines the value of the solution. Your great ideas always face frivolous dismissal if they don’t solve a painful problem or a felt need. Don’t begin… Continue reading

9 Undeniable Reasons Managers Crash and Burn

9 Undeniable Reasons Managers Crash and Burn Occasional failure is useful if you acknowledge it, fix it, learn from it, and move on. Persistent, recurring failure is not an option. Consistently do only… Continue reading

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

Don’t Share Your Feelings – Tap into Them

Image source: Matias Costa for The New York Times You can ignore how you feel, you can share how you feel, or you can tap into your emotions and use them to lift others.… Continue reading

20 Proven Things All Great Leaders Always Do

In an inconsistent world, great leaders are consistent. Image source Great leaders always: Tell the truth. Demand the truth. Act in the best interest of their organization. Get results through others. Celebrate the… Continue reading