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Improvisational listening

Rule number one of improvisation: Don’t Deny Denial is the number one reason most scenes go bad. Any time you refuse an Offer made by your partner your scene will almost instantly come to… Continue reading

Journey to Strategic Speed

John Wooden said, “Be quick but don’t hurry.” From a business point of view, going slow at first enhances speed in the end. I recently enjoyed an enlightening conversation with Ms. Jocelyn Davis,… Continue reading

Get out the vote

On November 15, I was honored to be one of 11 leadership blogs nominated for the Best Leadership Blog of 2010.  Leadership Freak is the new person on a list of great blogs.… Continue reading

Bob Sutton on the Freaks

Last Thursday I published a review of Bob Sutton’s wonderful book, “Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best … and Learn from the Worst.” Bob stopped in and left a comment.… Continue reading

For whiners only

About 6 months ago I had great fun getting a few things off my chest. Many readers had fun adding their own irritations to the list. I’m declaring this “Whining Wednesday,” again. I’m… Continue reading

Who’s the boss?

It’s Labor Day in the United States. A holiday I don’t quite understand. Any holiday with the word labor in it doesn’t seem like a holiday to me. Frequently Americans complete projects on… Continue reading