Category Archive: Saying No

How to Disagree

I had a young, new member of the leadership team I lead ask me, “What do you want me to do when I disagree with you?”  “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody… Continue reading

The down side of Options

Frequently leaders create options. Problem solving is about options. Brainstorming sessions generate options. We love life when it presents options. On the other hand, we feel trapped when we don’t have options. Never… Continue reading

*Purposeful abandonment

Not long ago, in frustration, a friend of mine quit his job.  He didn’t have another job lined up.  He just quit.  A few days later he embarked on a related career path… Continue reading