Getting to the next level

There comes a point where doing more gets less done, where adding responsibility doesn’t enhance your career it hinders it. Getting to the next level may be about subtraction not addition. Successful leaders… Continue reading

Good Pride

In the Balance by Alison Dunlop Pride can be a vice or a virtue. Pride becomes vice when it centers on your accomplishments. Pride is a virtue when it appreciates others. Pride is… Continue reading

Who’s the boss?

It’s Labor Day in the United States. A holiday I don’t quite understand. Any holiday with the word labor in it doesn’t seem like a holiday to me. Frequently Americans complete projects on… Continue reading

Hearing what isn’t said

Drucker said, “The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.” I tweeted Drucker’s quote and recieved this question. “How can I hear what isn’t said?” Great question! ****… Continue reading

The Good, the Bad, and the Funny

Thank you to Doc Campbell for all he does for the Leadership Freak community. To the best of my knowledge, he left his first comment on this young blog in March of 2010.… Continue reading

Celebrate Failure

If you’ve been around leadership circles very long you’ve learned the importance of celebrating small wins. What about failures? Celebrating failure creates environments where people dare to try. If all you do is… Continue reading