Category Archive: Personal Growth

The Truth about Leadership

The “Truth about Leadership,” by James Kouzes & Barry Posner, is no fly by night, shoot from the hip leadership book based on personal opinion or fad. It contains ten universal leadership principles… Continue reading

Diamond in the rough

A Leadership Freak reader asks, “If you thought you were a diamond in the rough who was not being found, what would you do?” ***** Getting to the next level in your career… Continue reading

How Jim Kouzes has changed?

I recently asked bestselling author and leadership expert, Jim Kouzes some questions. Here’s part of that exchange. I’m reviewing, “The Truth about Leadership,” by Kouzes and Posner, next Thursday, October 21 and giving… Continue reading

8 Reasons you’re stuck

#1. No vision – day to day urgencies create a fog that obscures future objectives and opportunities. #2. Waiting for perfection – perfection is the enemy of progress. #3. Lack of prioritization and… Continue reading

A conversation with Ron Karr

I recently interviewed business development expert and bestselling author of “Lead, Sell, or Get Out of the Way,” Ron Karr. Here are highlights of our fascinating conversation. LF: Ron, could you tell me… Continue reading

Personal Accountability?

Leading, by default, creates accountability. Deadlines, projects, problems, meetings, and deliverables naturally create leadership accountability. What about personal accountability? I’ve never been held accountable for personal habits. Sure, I’ve been corrected many times,… Continue reading