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

Leadership vs. Management

Welcome to guest blogger Holly Caracappa Management oversees task and projects, whereas leadership influences people. So in a sense, management deals with the tangible aspects of life while leadership is more ephemeral. In the… Continue reading

Selected Comments – 06/21/2010 to 06/25/2010

Thanks for all the great comments! In order to limit the length of this digest, I’ve selected one favorite from those who left multiple comments. Even at that limitation this post far exceeds… 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

Three “D” words for leaders

This is the fourth installment in the Alphabet for Leaders. Today it’s the letter “D.” ***** Discouragement The witness to pervasive discouragement is the plethora of articles, talks, and books on the power… Continue reading

The letter “C” for leaders – Constraint

This is the third installment in the Alphabet for Leaders. Today it’s the letter “C.” You constrain your organization. The Theory of Constraints (TOC) is the idea that any manageable system is limited… Continue reading