Community Update 01/15/2011

I’ve opened a Leadership Freak fan page on Facebook, “Leadership Freak Coffee Shop.” It’s your opportunity to shape future posts, offer suggestions, share insights and give back to others. The Facebook page is… Continue reading

If I could do it all again

American humorist Dave Barry said, “You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.” Ouch! Looking back with regret doesn’t help, looking back to learn does. If I could take… Continue reading

Face-draggers Anonymous

Mom used to say, “Stand up straight Danny.” Danny’s my given name and when I go home they still call me that. Mom lives in Florida now and I have a problem. When… Continue reading

Passion blinds you

You can’t have a logical conversation with an angry person? You can’t reason with an emotional person. Logic and reason may incite them. Passions blind them. Please understand, I’m all for passion. Garry… Continue reading

When Passion gets in the Way

It happened again. My passion for vision-driven-living ended a conversation and squashed an opportunity to connect and engage. There were six of us sitting around the table at lunch. I said to the… Continue reading

Your Mouth Makes You Dumb

There’s an inverse relationship between speaking and learning. The more you speak the less you learn. The only exception is when you open your mouth to ask questions. In other words, your mouth… Continue reading