Category Archive: Personal Growth

People pleasers

Wanting another’s approval is healthy. Needing it is sick. You can’t please all the people even some of the time. “The disease to please,” as psychologist Harriet Braiker likes to call it, is… Continue reading

Diamond in the Rough Pt. 2

A Leadership Freak reader asks, “If you thought you were a diamond in the rough who was not being found, what would you do?” My response to this question is not directed at… Continue reading

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