Top three mistakes leaders make

***** The positive value of making mistakes. Mistakes indicate you are trying new things. Einstein put it this way, “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Furthermore, embracing… Continue reading

Confident-humility

***** In his new book, Good Boss, Bad Boss, Robert Sutton explains, “Wise bosses have the confidence to act on what they know and the humility to doubt their knowledge.” ***** It’s a… Continue reading

How to Disagree

I had a young, new member of the leadership team I lead ask me, “What do you want me to do when I disagree with you?”  “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody… Continue reading

A Monday reminder

I was a catcher when I played Little League (LL). I knew the founder of Little League, Carl Stotz (Feb. 20, 1919 – June 4, 1992). I live in Williamsport, PA – the… Continue reading

Golden oldie-The window anger opens

Repost of the third Leadership Freak article. Anger exposes you Vein popping, face reddening, voice raising moments are potent opportunities for leaders.  I’m talking about that employee, son or daughter, neighbor, co-worker, boss,… Continue reading

Character based or behavior based leadership

On August 5th the Leadership Freak community generated a record number of comments when they answered the question, “What top three leadership qualities should every leader have?” Check out the post, “John Spence… Continue reading