Five things that tick me off!

I’m declaring this “Whining Wednesday,” again.  About 7 months ago I had great fun getting a few things off my chest. Many readers enjoyed adding their own irritations to my list. Don’t bother… Continue reading

16 Enlightening Communication Principles

I’m intentional with 20% of my words; the rest is vain babbling. I’ve never left a meeting wishing I spoke more. I have, on the other hand, continued speaking after running out of  things… Continue reading

Overcoming the Danger of Familiarity

Image source Words are like a ship’s rudder; they establish and maintain life’s direction. During dinner with two successful leaders, one the COO of an organization with over 14,000 employees, I noticed the… Continue reading

Five Tested Techniques for Achieving Results Through Others

The organization I lead just closed the books on a fresh initiative that reflects an important leadership principle; the less you do the more you get done. I coached the lead person of… Continue reading

Help Me I’m Being Criticized!

Critics say more about themselves than they do about you. They impose personal values and expectations as criteria to evaluate you and your behaviors. The more your organization accomplishes the more criticism leaders… Continue reading

12 True Behaviors that Expose Liars

Robert Feldman of the University of Massachusetts reported, “Women were more likely to lie to make the person they were talking to feel good, while men lied most often to make themselves look… Continue reading