Hearing what isn’t said

Drucker said, “The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.” I tweeted Drucker’s quote and recieved this question. “How can I hear what isn’t said?” Great question! ****… Continue reading

The Good, the Bad, and the Funny

Thank you to Doc Campbell for all he does for the Leadership Freak community. To the best of my knowledge, he left his first comment on this young blog in March of 2010.… Continue reading

Celebrate Failure

If you’ve been around leadership circles very long you’ve learned the importance of celebrating small wins. What about failures? Celebrating failure creates environments where people dare to try. If all you do is… Continue reading

Ten ways to ask

You’ll inevitably need to ask a leader/manager for: resources, help, decisions, or to adjust to your needs. It may be as simple as adjusting your schedule or as complex as dedicating company resources… Continue reading

The most important leadership quality of all

The most active Leadership Freak discussions occurred around an interview with John Spence and the subsequent review of his book “Awesomely Simple.” Our discussion regarding the top three leadership qualities every leader should… Continue reading

Correcting the boss

Recent emails and comments from Leadership Freak readers demonstrate that bad bosses are alive and well. This post is dedicated to those who have endured a bad boss and lived to tell about… Continue reading