Personal Accountability?

Leading, by default, creates accountability. Deadlines, projects, problems, meetings, and deliverables naturally create leadership accountability. What about personal accountability? I’ve never been held accountable for personal habits. Sure, I’ve been corrected many times,… Continue reading

The leadership shift

Great leaders know success is about others and not themselves. They shift focus from the way others treat them to how they treat others. Sadly, some leaders focus on themselves and expect others… Continue reading

A call for feedback

***** I posted this article February 19, 2010, with the title, “A Taste of Friday.” It is my least viewed article. I’d appreciate your honest feedback. Would you take about  1 minute to… Continue reading

Dream builders

One day long, long ago, in a galaxy far, far away; you dreamed of greatness. Maybe over time you lost your dream.  One too many failures broke the camel’s back.  One too many… Continue reading

Getting further with feedback

Ken Blanchard said, “Feedback is the breakfast of champions.” If you aren’t giving and receiving feedback your commitment to improvement and success is shallow at best. You’re stunting yourself and your organization. Getting… Continue reading

Don’t Collaborate?

***** Most organizations bow down to the value of collaboration. Today, I’m shooting the sacred cow. Collaboration isn’t always useful or necessary. Furthermore, collaboration can be cumbersome and ineffective. ***** Collaboration is useful… Continue reading