Category Archive: Leading

How to Stop Gift Giving at Work

I’m against gift giving at work. If you currently give gifts at work, be a scrooge and end the practice. Find an authentic alternative for spreading holiday cheer. For example, adopt a poor family… Continue reading

What Do You Pay Attention To?

I’ve asked some friends to bring their insights to the Leadership Freak community. Please give a warm welcome to today’s guest writer, S. Chris Edmonds. ********** If you’re like most leaders, you pay attention… Continue reading

Getting Foot-Draggers On Board

I received an email question, “Some people in our organization aren’t interested in personal development. What can we do?” Priority: Personal development is the top priority for everyone passionate to maximize their opportunities. It’s… Continue reading

“It’s Better to Give than Receive” and Other Lies

I’ve asked some friends to bring their insights to the Leadership Freak community. Please give a warm welcome to today’s guest writer, Jesse Lyn Stoner. *********** How many times have you heard, “It’s better… Continue reading

Are You “Dumb” Enough to Lead

You rose to leadership because you provided answers and solutions; that’s what individual contributors do. Not so with leaders. In the past, you had all the answers but now you need all the… Continue reading

How Leading Changed John Maxwell

I sent a note to John Maxwell. This is part of his reply. How has leading changed you? That’s almost like asking how breathing has changed me. Leadership has impacted every aspect of… Continue reading