Character based or behavior based leadership

On August 5th the Leadership Freak community generated a record number of comments when they answered the question, “What top three leadership qualities should every leader have?” Check out the post, “John Spence… Continue reading

Leaders lift others

Self-made is a myth. You and I stand on the shoulders of lifters. People that shaped us and helped us believe in something more. My personal list of lifters includes too many to name… Continue reading

Tough talk

The truth can be unsettling and disturbing. According to John Spence one of the four biggest leadership challenge executives face is talking about tough issues. Why don’t leaders talk about tough issues #1.… Continue reading

You want something new but you’re afraid

Yesterday I had a conversation with a person who longs for something more than what they are currently doing. They feel trapped. Current responsibilities wall them in. They fear taking a leap into… Continue reading

Interpreting eye movements

At the gym a counselor explained what eye movements mean. He said things like, “looking up and to the left means the listener/speaker is trying to visualize something and looking up and to… Continue reading

Winners of “Awesomely Simple”

Thanks to John Spence for participating in the Leadership Freak conversation on Aug. 11. I appreciate that he freely shared his insights and time with the LF community. Thanks to everyone who shared… Continue reading