“L” words for leaders: Leverage, learning, lifting, and letting go

Some conversations leave lasting impressions and this one did. He is a rising star in one of the largest companies in the world. His work has caught the attention of those in the… Continue reading

Taking the whole kit and kaboodle

This is the “K” installment of series “Alphabet for Leaders.” I was asked why, “Knowing too much,” wasn’t the “K” part of the series. I wanted the hard “K” sound. I felt like… Continue reading

Knowing too much

(This post isn’t part of the “Alphabet for Leaders” series) Ever meet a know it all? Everything you say they already know or have out done. Then there are the add-to’ers. These folks listen… Continue reading

Facing the dreaded JUMBLE

This is the “J” installment of my “Alphabet for Leaders.” Jumble means confused or disordered mass. The need for clarity has a dangerous side. You’re future certainly holds a jumbled mass. When you… Continue reading

Identity influences interactions

This is the “I” installment of my “Alphabet for Leaders.” I’m a grandfather with three grandchildren (5, 4, and 1 year). Early on they called me poppi but that’s been shortened to pop.… Continue reading

The “H” word for leaders – History

***** “There are defeats more triumphant than victories.”  Michel de Montaigne Personally, my past failures are far more useful and productive than my past successes. Of course, we shouldn’t seek to fail. However,… Continue reading