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

Ignore Things

Typically, leaders see and do. Surprisingly, successful leaders also learn to ignore things. Edward de Bono correctly observes, “An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what… Continue reading

Nonnegotiable’s

Dr. Al Diaz, featured Leadership Freak (LF) contributor, asked where are the Leadership Freak values. Here’s a first attempt at discovering, not creating, core LF Values. Ten Core Values Leadership: Individuals make a… Continue reading