How to Deal with Buffy Blasthole

Buffy Blasthole’s motto is Express Yourself. She runs around telling everyone what she thinks regardless of harm or turbulence. Ms. Blasthole blows up relationships, derails meetings, and creates havoc because she disregards the… Continue reading

How to Deal with Toxic Complainers: Bobby Black-Hole

The Rolling Stones sang, “You can’t always get what you want.” You can’t always choose the people you work with either. But when you have a choice, avoid relationships with toxic complainers. Danger:… Continue reading

The Leadership Law that Rules Them All

NEW BOOK GIVEAWAY!! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Brad Chase to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies of his new book, Strategy First: How Businesses… Continue reading

How to Maximize the Power of Relationship Leadership

Relationships have the power to expand or shrink the way you think about yourself. In fact, we tend to take on the qualities – for better or worse – of the people closest… Continue reading

Simple Choices Give Direction to Your Leadership

Responding to unforeseen events is part of your day. But if all you do is bounce from one issue to the next: You’re a problem-solver. The better part of leadership is seizing opportunities.… Continue reading

My Black Friend Surprised Me with the Truth

I was shocked when a black friend told me she wasn’t welcomed in some stores in our town. This was years ago. I still don’t understand the realities of racism. I’ve never feared… Continue reading