Category Archive: Mistakes

The Next Level

Recently promoted from manager to leader? Want to be? Looking to enhance your leadership potential? If yes, I suggest you sit up and pay attention to Scott Eblin’s book, The Next Level. Making it?… Continue reading

Passion blinds you

You can’t have a logical conversation with an angry person? You can’t reason with an emotional person. Logic and reason may incite them. Passions blind them. Please understand, I’m all for passion. Garry… Continue reading

When Passion gets in the Way

It happened again. My passion for vision-driven-living ended a conversation and squashed an opportunity to connect and engage. There were six of us sitting around the table at lunch. I said to the… Continue reading

Open Leadership – the Failure Imperative

Few things are more powerful than a successful failure. Michel de Montaigne wisely said, “There are defeats more triumphant than victories.” Your good failures make you, your bad failures break you. Seneca said,… Continue reading

Beating skeptics

Every leader faces skeptics. It’s normal, in some cases healthy. You build bridges to skeptics when you: Get to the point I’m skeptical of people that never get to the point. It feels… Continue reading

Top 20 Stupid Leader Tricks

Never underestimate the potential and power of a good mistake. Wisdom is acquired when you learn from your mistakes. James Joyce wisely observes, “A man’s errors are his portals of discovery.” On the… Continue reading