Positive talk

There is a school of leadership that believes you don’t thank people for what they are paid to do.  After all, they are being paid.  Here’s the problem with that approach. It takes… Continue reading

Blind spots

There’s a blind spot in your car’s mirror.  It’s the spot where mean drivers hide so they can blare the horn and scare you to death when you crowd into their lane.  Like mirrors… Continue reading

The window anger opens

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, or spouse that just popped a cork and is sharing… Continue reading

Cheerleaders

      All of life’s great battles are within.    Among others, my battles include, selfishness, the need for the spot light, and the need to control things.  Put succinctly, I “prefer” that others don’t outshine… Continue reading