Most frequent leadership advice of Jim Kouzes

I recently asked bestselling author and leadership expert, Jim Kouzes some questions. Here’s part of that exchange. ***** Leadership Freak: “What piece of leadership advice do you give out most frequently?” Jim Kouzes:… Continue reading

Next level meetings

The organization I lead is having a “next level” meeting. The leadership team, other key leaders, coordinators, and volunteers are attending a two hour power-packed experience. Goals of next level meetings Goal #1:… Continue reading

Lead, Sell, or Get out of the Way

Win a Free copy Leave a comment on today’s post by Sunday October 17, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. EST and I’ll put your name in the hat for a random drawing. You’ll be… Continue reading

Finding the Sweet Spot

During a recent conversation with a high-potential, I listed three organizational opportunities. I began with the one I most wanted done. After briefly explaining the opportunities, I asked if he connected with any.… Continue reading

What you think isn’t that important

They met, like they almost always did, for lunch. They were exited to try a new barbeque place in town. It was small but clean and the line went from the counter to… Continue reading

8 Reasons you’re stuck

#1. No vision – day to day urgencies create a fog that obscures future objectives and opportunities. #2. Waiting for perfection – perfection is the enemy of progress. #3. Lack of prioritization and… Continue reading