Heated passion or steady-calm

I’ve always leaned toward the passionate side of life. For example, debate energizes me. Public speaking excites me. Advocating for a compelling vision fires me up. I agree with those who say, “Passion… Continue reading

Rubbed the wrong way

Navigating relationships at work is challenging when people rub you the wrong way.  I’ve done my share of rubbing people the wrong way. Sometimes the irritation is my fault and other times it’s… Continue reading

The past as a platform not an anchor

Today I’m expanding one of the points from my article, “Adjusting Course.” Every course adjustment says the present isn’t satisfactory. Sadly, leaders use past short comings or failures to motivate others to change.… Continue reading

Community update – 05/23/10

Last weekend we were in Colorado for our son’s graduation. It was great visiting. It’s great being back in Pennsylvania. Thanks for the well-wishes. I appreciate it. Our son’s graduation gave me the… Continue reading

Leadership in Online Learning

Welcome guest blogger Holly Caracappa. She connects leadership with online education. I’ve taken many online courses and can attest to the applicability of her comments. Enjoy. Online education boasts of convenience, independence and flexibility… Continue reading

Adjusting course

Image source: You never achieve success following a straight line to a stable target. Changing conditions, lessons learned, and moving targets require leaders to adjust organizational trajectory. The path to success is a… Continue reading