Not all weakness are the same

Waffles are uniquely tasty because of what they don’t have.  It’s the empty spaces that make them delightful. The empty spaces catch and hold sweet stuff like: butter, syrup, jam, or peanut butter.… Continue reading

An inconvenient truth: Respect me

I recently read these insightful comments from John Spence: More and more high potentials are telling me that they want to be “treated with respect” by their leader. Now, when I entered the… Continue reading

The Right Way to be Wrong

The great coach John Wooden said, “I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.” Challenge Too many mistakes and you lose credibility. Too few mistakes and you’re dead in the water, you can’t lead.… Continue reading

An Accidental User

Image source Are you abusing high performers through neglect? People get buried or worse yet, burned by highly focused leaders. Passionate vision may transform you into a person that thinks of people as… Continue reading

Why should anyone follow you?

Stated simply, leaders have followers. Put negatively, if you don’t have followers you’re not leading. Here’s the big question, why are people following you? Successful leaders know why others follow. What value are… Continue reading

Hard truths about soft-skills

Leaders lacking in soft-skills face hard realities. Poor relational skills always hover near or at the top of every list that explains why leaders fail. Reasons Arrogance may be the reason soft-skills are… Continue reading