Connecting with the boss

Recently, a new Leadership Freak subscriber emailed their interest in the topic of “managing the boss.” What a great topic? I wish I’d received counsel on this essential skill when I was younger… Continue reading

Creating connections

Life-opportunities are directly proportional to the number and quality of personal connections you create. Some suggest it’s not the quantity of connections but the quality. I suggest both quantity and quality are relevant.… Continue reading

Ian Sanders On Leadership

Here’s a Leadership Freak welcome to guest blogger Ian Sander’s. Enjoy! ***** When I started out in business I thought ‘leadership’ was just what CEOs did – guys in suits standing at lecterns… Continue reading

Selected comments – 06/07/2010 to 06/12/2010

What follows are selected comments Leadership readers left since Monday 06/07. Warning: this post is 354 words. ***** 06/07 – John Wooden on Learning Dr. Asher: ‘I know everything’ or ‘I don’t need any advice/… Continue reading

Frailty and what matters

Today (June 10, 2010), my wife and I are attending the funeral of Tracy Garis, a 20 year old college student who died tragically in a car accident. She was a Resident Assistant… Continue reading

Explosive personal growth

Growth can be gradual. We often grow like plants, imperceptibly. Gradual growth is stable growth that tracks along the same path. Gradual growth is more of the same only better. For example, learning… Continue reading