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Riding an emotional Yo-yo

This is the “Y” installment of the series “Alphabet for Leaders.” Emotional lows inevitably follow emotional highs. Nagging stress pulls you down like a lead weight. In addition, monthly physical cycles, duties you’d… Continue reading

Finding Xanadu

(This is the “X” installment of the series “Alphabet for Leaders.”) X-ray, xenophobia, and Xanadu are the only X words that come to mind. Xanadu – a beautiful ,idyllic place, grabs my attention.… Continue reading

Making…..Performance…..Appraisals…..a Positive Experience

Leadershfreak welcomes guest blogger Sean Conrad. Thanks Sean. For a lot of people, performance appraisals are a negative experience, because we are being judged by another. But you could change the whole experience… 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

Facing the dreaded JUMBLE

This is the “J” installment of my “Alphabet for Leaders.” Jumble means confused or disordered mass. The need for clarity has a dangerous side. You’re future certainly holds a jumbled mass. When you… 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