Six Steps to Organizational Excellence

Image source Leadership Freak blog posts usually focus on personal rather than organizational development. However, Dr. Mrunal Asher, a long-time reader and contributor of the Leadership Freak blog sent me his paper, “Six Essential… Continue reading

Getting the most from twitter

Leveraging social media extends and enhances your influence, opportunities, and leadership potential. twitter: I hate saying, “twitter.” It sounds like something a person high on cocaine does at night in the backyard just… Continue reading

Finding your courage

It takes courage not lack of fear to lead. Seven things gutless leaders do: Create complexity that protects them from decision-making responsibility. Cowards lurk in the protective shadows of bureaucracy. Let fear rather than… Continue reading

How to Go Over the Boss?

Playing politics creates mediocre organizations filled with butt kissers and game players more interested in advancing their own career’s than in advancing their organization. I’ve seen the ants scurrying to tell the boss… Continue reading

Determining Leadership Focus and Direction

The way you define leadership determines what you’ll do, where you’ll go, and how you’ll get there. Without definitions you’ll flounder. You must define your leadership. Some leadership-definitions are relational, others situational, still… Continue reading

How to Maintain Forward Movement

Organizations and people always have trajectory. They never stand still. Standing still while the world changes means you’re falling backward. Falling backward means you’re becoming irrelevant.  On the other hand, forward movement drives… Continue reading