Tag Archive: Leadership Development

Books “Freaks” are Currently Reading

Freak followers on facebook responded to “I’m currently reading ________” with this list of books: Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen EntreLeadership, by Dave Ramsey The 4-hour Workweek The Permanent Revolution, by Alan Hirsch The… Continue reading

Your Hero’s Story Uncovered

The stages of your leadership journey are predictable even if life isn’t. ***** “The hero’s journey has three parts: departure, initiation, and return.” Sandra Emma Shelley, Insideout Enneagram by Wendy Appel. Part one… Continue reading

Only Fools Trust Everyone

Don’t trust people who don’t trust you. Joan’s boss asked her what she thought of their company’s banner product. Joan replied, “I love the value it brings but in many ways it’s outdated.”… Continue reading

Excitable, Emotional, or Passionate

According to the input from my facebook page, being “unexcitable” isn’t the most admired leadership quality. John Bell suggests, when excitable equals passionate, we admire Jack Welch, Steve Jobs, and Howard Shultz. All… Continue reading

Radically Change Your Leadership, Today

***** The way you make people feel may be the most important thing about your leadership. It’s frequently the most neglected. Relentlessly looking ahead to noble destinations is never enough. Efficient systems don’t… Continue reading

The Secret to Dynamic Presentations

Yesterday I gave my first keynote presentation since the accident on November 20, 2011. It felt like putting old jeans on. Successful presenters create dynamic connections between themselves and audiences. Connect with the… Continue reading