Developing other leaders

Thinking back on my past I can identify people who developed my potential and skill. It’s a pleasure to think back on their positive influence in my life. First of all, leadership development… Continue reading

The down side of Options

Frequently leaders create options. Problem solving is about options. Brainstorming sessions generate options. We love life when it presents options. On the other hand, we feel trapped when we don’t have options. Never… Continue reading

“N” is for Negativity

***** (This is the “N” installment of the series, “Alphabet for Leaders.”) Most of the people I know make negative statements based on imagined negative speculations.  That includes me. When we don’t know… Continue reading

“M” for leaders – Momentum

***** Organizations and individuals either have negative or positive momentum. In other words, they always have trajectory. You may feel you’re holding steady but you aren’t. It may seem you organization is flat… Continue reading

“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