How To Multiply Value

You add value by yourself. You multiply value by mentoring. I heard someone say, “When you mentor someone, you make them like yourself.” Nothing could be further from the truth. Steven Spielberg wisely… Continue reading

If frogs could fly

Frogs can’t fly and telling them to fly won’t help. Training them to fly won’t grow their little froggy wings. Offering a bonus if they fly won’t enable them to soar. Furthermore, giving… Continue reading

Get out the vote

On November 15, I was honored to be one of 11 leadership blogs nominated for the Best Leadership Blog of 2010.  Leadership Freak is the new person on a list of great blogs.… Continue reading

Making today’s best tomorrow’s average

Build on, don’t sit on. The danger in success is trying to protect it rather than expand it. The feeling that you’ve arrived kills progress. Success should fuel your passions rather than protect… Continue reading

Bob Sutton on the Freaks

Last Thursday I published a review of Bob Sutton’s wonderful book, “Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best … and Learn from the Worst.” Bob stopped in and left a comment.… Continue reading

The positive power of confusion

Have you ever noticed that people seem to know how to do what they aren’t doing? Those who don’t do – know. It’s easy to know how-to-do something you’re not doing. During seminars/training, people come to… Continue reading