Over commit to one thing

“Successful people have a glaring tendency to over commit,” Marshal Goldsmith. Leaders live for opportunities. Opportunities ignite passions. As a result they may chase too many chickens at once and end up empty… Continue reading

Diamond in the Rough Pt. 2

A Leadership Freak reader asks, “If you thought you were a diamond in the rough who was not being found, what would you do?” My response to this question is not directed at… Continue reading

The Truth about Leadership

The “Truth about Leadership,” by James Kouzes & Barry Posner, is no fly by night, shoot from the hip leadership book based on personal opinion or fad. It contains ten universal leadership principles… Continue reading

Diamond in the rough

A Leadership Freak reader asks, “If you thought you were a diamond in the rough who was not being found, what would you do?” ***** Getting to the next level in your career… Continue reading

Stop asking for advice

Have you heard frustrated leaders complain, “I gave them advice but they didn’t listen.” Someone said, “Asking for advice suggests you’ll take it.” Here’s some advice on getting advice. Always use the plural. The… Continue reading

You not Them

Many do what they do for their family. They work hard and sacrifice because their family needs them. That’s a good reason. Others do what they do for the cause. They pour their… Continue reading