A Simple Practice that Yields Disproportionate Advantage

“Half the leaders I have met don’t need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop.” Peter Drucker Bad is an erasure. One dingbat behavior erases many noble behaviors.… Continue reading

5 Ways to Foster Connection in Mentoring Relationships

NEW BOOK GIVEAWAY!! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Lisa Fain to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies of her book, Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring.… Continue reading

The Fool’s Eraser

A fool finds a way to discount and devalue principles. There are three reasons we play the fool. We don’t like admitting we’re wrong. We don’t want to change. Our behaviors seem to… Continue reading

How to Move the Agenda Forward and Make People Feel Powerful

Power encourages blabbing. The leader who talks the most has the most power. The person at the top tends to monopolize time, ask fewer questions, and frequently interrupt.   Who has the power?… Continue reading

Bank Robbers Who Make Deposits

Rural drivers are dangerous. We own both sides of the road. Chances of meeting a driver coming the other direction are low. I’m more likely to meet a deer than a car when… Continue reading

Black Hats and Raised Eyebrows – Smart Strategies for Resolving Conflict

Work would be awesome if we could just be rid of those irritating people. Workload is the number one cause of stress at work. People issues are number two. (AIS) Resolve conflict or… Continue reading