In praise of Questions

(This is the “Q” installment of the series, “Alphabet for Leaders.”) Momma said it isn’t polite to answer a question with a question. Don’t tell momma, but I think, at least on that… Continue reading

The “P” word for leaders – Priorities

(This is the “P” installment of the series, “Alphabet for Leaders.”) “There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.” Freya Madeline Stark Ever… Continue reading

Developing other leaders

Thinking back on my past I can identify people who developed my potential and skill. It’s a pleasure to think back on their positive influence in my life. First of all, leadership development… Continue reading

The down side of Options

Frequently leaders create options. Problem solving is about options. Brainstorming sessions generate options. We love life when it presents options. On the other hand, we feel trapped when we don’t have options. Never… Continue reading

“N” is for Negativity

***** (This is the “N” installment of the series, “Alphabet for Leaders.”) Most of the people I know make negative statements based on imagined negative speculations.  That includes me. When we don’t know… Continue reading

“M” for leaders – Momentum

***** Organizations and individuals either have negative or positive momentum. In other words, they always have trajectory. You may feel you’re holding steady but you aren’t. It may seem you organization is flat… Continue reading