Category Archive: Marks of leaders

Taking the whole kit and kaboodle

This is the “K” installment of series “Alphabet for Leaders.” I was asked why, “Knowing too much,” wasn’t the “K” part of the series. I wanted the hard “K” sound. I felt like… Continue reading

The best “B” word for leaders – Better

This is the second installment in the Alphabet for Leaders. Today it’s the letter “B.” ***** Don’t brag about talents, aptitudes, abilities, education, achievements, or business relationships. Tell me this one thing about… Continue reading

Three A’s that energize others

Everyone thinks about themselves. However, noble leaders think about themselves in unique ways. They think about living in ways that take others further. Even though you’re thinking about yourself and your own behavior… Continue reading

The Race is won or lost in the mountains

It usually consists of 21 stages and covers approximately 3,500 kilometers (2,200 miles). It’s the world’s most grueling bicycle race, The Tour de France. Race observers suggest all winners excel at individual time… Continue reading

John Wooden on Learning

John Wooden, America’s greatest basketball coach died June 4, 2010. He was 99.  He presided over the greatest basketball dynasty of all time. Under his leadership the UCLA Bruins won 10 NCAA National… Continue reading

Vulnerable vs. Needy

Leadership guru’s advocate for vulnerability in leaders. Additionally, high profile leaders believe in vulnerability. Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks believes vulnerability is the most important leadership quality. (Stated on TV interview) Vulnerable leaders… Continue reading