Category Archive: Marks of leaders

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

In praise of Questions

(This is the “Q” installment of the series, “Alphabet for Leaders.”) Momma said it isn’t polite to answer a question with a question. Don’t tell momma, but I think, at least on that… Continue reading

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