An inconvenience?

While driving home yesterday my wife called asking where I was. I assumed she wanted me to pick up something at the store but soon heard a different story. This weekend our oldest… Continue reading

John Spence on Life and Leadership, Pt. 2

Thanks to everyone who left their personal top 3 leadership qualities on yesterday’s post. You generated a record number of comments for Leadership Freak. Click here for part 1. Next Wednesday, Aug. 11,… Continue reading

John Spence on life and leadership

A month or so ago, John Spence caught up with me on twitter. He offered to send a copy of his book “Awesomely Simple.” I’m glad I accepted. I found his book very… Continue reading

Succeeding when you’re new

An email arrived from a new Leadership Freak subscriber asking if I had any hints that might help a new supervisor. “New” means they were recently hired to a supervisory role with a… Continue reading

Helping others give you great ideas

Opinions are like noses, everybody has one. However, great ideas are more than personal opinions. Great ideas enable individuals and organizations to fulfill their vision. Before asking for input, explain the vision. *****… Continue reading

Building Morale

Others can try but no one can build morale like the leaders. The power of Morale John Maxwell comments, “When you’re winning nothing hurts.” Morale makes your successes seem bigger and your failures… Continue reading