Category Archive: Marks of leaders

From us to others

Stop in, you could win. To qualify for one of three free, signed copies of “Awesomely Simple” by John Spence, go to yesterdays blog and leave a comment. I’m drawing names this Saturday,… Continue reading

An inconvenience?

While driving home yesterday my wife called asking where I was. I assumed she wanted me to pick up something at the store but soon heard a different story. This weekend our oldest… Continue reading

John Spence on Life and Leadership, Pt. 2

Thanks to everyone who left their personal top 3 leadership qualities on yesterday’s post. You generated a record number of comments for Leadership Freak. Click here for part 1. Next Wednesday, Aug. 11,… Continue reading

Vulnerability, Respect and loyalty

This story is true. Names are excluded for the sake of privacy. He couldn’t believe his ears. A senior member of the management team actually said they felt like they were drowning. In… Continue reading

Roots of healthy confidence

John Baldoni describes leading as “taking initiative.” Initiative is risky and requires confidence. However, healthy confidence may turn into unhealthy arrogance. Symptoms your healthy confidence may have gone too far #1. Talking too… Continue reading

“W” words for leaders

This is the “W” installment in the series “Alphabet for Leaders.” I thought I’d break the pattern with this one. Here’s a list of “W” words followed by the first thing that popped… Continue reading