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A column for verbs

The old saying, “When all is said and done there is usually more said than done,” applies to meetings that end without action items. I’m listening to a podcast and I’m psyched.  It’s… Continue reading

Motivation

Fear of the board, the CEO, getting fired, people, failure, and loss are all things that motivate me.  I remember the first public event I hosted at the college.  My predecessor warned me… Continue reading

Vitality

High School football teams, drowning people, terrified people, political candidates, and people with deadlines all have vitality.  Vitality is aligning our energy with vision. Individuals, families, organizations, and leaders need vision to maintain… Continue reading

9 C’s

Lee Iacocca’s 9 C’s of Leadership from Where Have all the Leaders Gone. 1. A leader has to show CURIOSITY. He has to listen to people outside of the “Yes, sir” crowd in… Continue reading

Respect

Imagine a five year old struggling to tie their shoe. What’s your instinct?  You want to help, right? The best way to help is not to help. When parents jump in and help… Continue reading