Top down thinking

In top down organizations information flows up and decisions come down. The military is an example of a top down organization. People in top down organization exercise top down thinking. They aren’t designing… Continue reading

The power of Ignorance

According to the free dictionary, stupid people make poor decisions and careless mistakes. On the other hand, ignorant people are unaware or uninformed. You’ll need these two definitions to understand what follows. Careless… Continue reading

High Potential Collisions

I had lunch with a leader whose style is opposite mine. He is quiet and reserved. I tend to be energetic and outgoing. His strength’s are gentleness and compassion. Qualities I admire but… Continue reading

Changing your vision

Ben asked, “How do I know when I should change my vision?” It’s a great question that potentially impacts everything we do. Here’s what I think. Values drive mission and vision. Richard, a… Continue reading

Into the Unknown

Win a free, signed copy of “Courting your Career.” Read Shawn Grahams guest blog and see how. ***** Into the Unknown Embracing personal vision-driven goals is counter intuitive because letting go of certainty doesn’t… Continue reading

Manage Your Message

Here’s a hearty Leadership Freak welcome to Shawn Graham today’s guest blogger. Enjoy! Win a FREE, signed copy of, “Courting Your Career.” Keep reading to learn how. As an undergrad studying economics, I… Continue reading