Category Archive: Personal Growth

The “P” word for leaders – Priorities

(This is the “P” installment of the series, “Alphabet for Leaders.”) “There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.” Freya Madeline Stark Ever… Continue reading

Developing other leaders

Thinking back on my past I can identify people who developed my potential and skill. It’s a pleasure to think back on their positive influence in my life. First of all, leadership development… 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

Identity influences interactions

This is the “I” installment of my “Alphabet for Leaders.” I’m a grandfather with three grandchildren (5, 4, and 1 year). Early on they called me poppi but that’s been shortened to pop.… Continue reading

The “H” word for leaders – History

***** “There are defeats more triumphant than victories.”  Michel de Montaigne Personally, my past failures are far more useful and productive than my past successes. Of course, we shouldn’t seek to fail. However,… Continue reading

The letter “C” for leaders – Constraint

This is the third installment in the Alphabet for Leaders. Today it’s the letter “C.” You constrain your organization. The Theory of Constraints (TOC) is the idea that any manageable system is limited… Continue reading