Category Archive: Leading

20% Walk Around Time And Other Tips for Successful CEOs

If the most powerful thing leaders do is connect, the most dangerous is isolation. (Inspired by Henry Mintzberg .) Relationship building: “Half of Americans view themselves as lonely,” David Cordani, chief executive of Cigna. (NPR.) Cigna… Continue reading

Leadership Lessons from Amy Winehouse and her Song Rehab

Amy Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning on July 23, 2011. She was 27. Other famous musicians died at 27: Kurt Cobain Brian Jones – a founding member of the Rolling Stones Jimi Hendrix… Continue reading

3 Ways to Identify Arrogant Leaders

New Book giveaway!! 20 complimentary copies available. Leave a comment on this guest post by Cheryl Bachelder to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of  the best-selling book, “Dare to Serve:… Continue reading

7 Things New Inexperienced Leaders Must Do

The good news is you earned the opportunity to lead. The bad news is you’ll probably crash and burn. (But get up again when you do.) 7 Things New Inexperienced Leaders Must Do:… Continue reading

16 Signs You’re a Toxic Perfectionist

You’re a toxic perfectionist if: You’re stingy with gratitude. Giving compliments is like pulling teeth. No one’s work is good enough. Mistakes are proof you’re a loser. Pointing out errors is a sport.… Continue reading

Why the World Stinks

“If I know everything about your external world, I can only predict 10% of your long-term happiness.” Shawn Achor Why the world stinks: Spending time with grandchildren is life’s great compensation. A couple… Continue reading