Category Archive: Leading

Vacillation or Agility

Changing organizational-direction may feel like instability. Worse yet, some may think that leaders that adapt are weak. The end result is uncertainty among the troops. Uncertainty drains vitality which leads to disloyalty and… Continue reading

How to prevent negativity?

Are there negative people in your office? Not everyone who seems negative is.  Perhaps they have a high need to succeed.  Questions that seem negative are attempts to figure out if the “preferred… 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

The leadership shift

Great leaders know success is about others and not themselves. They shift focus from the way others treat them to how they treat others. Sadly, some leaders focus on themselves and expect others… Continue reading

A Monday reminder

I was a catcher when I played Little League (LL). I knew the founder of Little League, Carl Stotz (Feb. 20, 1919 – June 4, 1992). I live in Williamsport, PA – the… Continue reading

The “V” word for leaders – Vacuum

***** Nature abhors a vacuum. My own leadership journey has taken me from a passive leader to an active leader. Passive leaders only have titles. They aren’t leading. Organizations do better when the… Continue reading