Category Archive: Taking others higher

“N” is for Negativity

***** (This is the “N” installment of the series, “Alphabet for Leaders.”) Most of the people I know make negative statements based on imagined negative speculations.  That includes me. When we don’t know… Continue reading

“M” for leaders – Momentum

***** Organizations and individuals either have negative or positive momentum. In other words, they always have trajectory. You may feel you’re holding steady but you aren’t. It may seem you organization is flat… Continue reading

“L” words for leaders: Leverage, learning, lifting, and letting go

Some conversations leave lasting impressions and this one did. He is a rising star in one of the largest companies in the world. His work has caught the attention of those in the… 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

Getting Serious about Fun

This is the sixth installment in the series I’m calling “Alphabet for Leaders.” Today it’s the letter “F.” Fun = what provides amusement or enjoyment; Playful often boisterous action or speech. People talk… Continue reading

“E’s” for exceptional leadership

This is the fifth installment in the Alphabet for Leaders. Today it’s the letter “E.” ***** Eject any attitudes of entitlement and elitism where leaders build empires rather than equipping employees to exercise… Continue reading