Category Archive: Taking others higher

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

Most frequent leadership advice of Jim Kouzes

I recently asked bestselling author and leadership expert, Jim Kouzes some questions. Here’s part of that exchange. ***** Leadership Freak: “What piece of leadership advice do you give out most frequently?” Jim Kouzes:… Continue reading

Next level meetings

The organization I lead is having a “next level” meeting. The leadership team, other key leaders, coordinators, and volunteers are attending a two hour power-packed experience. Goals of next level meetings Goal #1:… Continue reading

Finding the Sweet Spot

During a recent conversation with a high-potential, I listed three organizational opportunities. I began with the one I most wanted done. After briefly explaining the opportunities, I asked if he connected with any.… 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

The leadership shift

Great leaders know success is about others and not themselves. They shift focus from the way others treat them to how they treat others. Sadly, some leaders focus on themselves and expect others… Continue reading