Tag Archive: Leadership Development

From us to others

Stop in, you could win. To qualify for one of three free, signed copies of “Awesomely Simple” by John Spence, go to yesterdays blog and leave a comment. I’m drawing names this Saturday,… Continue reading

Awesomely Simple

I think any fool can make something complex. On the other hand, it takes real skill to make things simple. John Spence is passionate about simplicity and his book “Awesomely Simple” is true… Continue reading

An inconvenience?

While driving home yesterday my wife called asking where I was. I assumed she wanted me to pick up something at the store but soon heard a different story. This weekend our oldest… Continue reading

Succeeding when you’re new

An email arrived from a new Leadership Freak subscriber asking if I had any hints that might help a new supervisor. “New” means they were recently hired to a supervisory role with a… Continue reading

Roots of healthy confidence

John Baldoni describes leading as “taking initiative.” Initiative is risky and requires confidence. However, healthy confidence may turn into unhealthy arrogance. Symptoms your healthy confidence may have gone too far #1. Talking too… Continue reading

Lessons from a new Hire

We’re hiring new people and I’ve noticed something about the ones who are driven to succeed. They hunger for positive feedback and instruction. On the other hand, organizational drifters don’t seem to need… Continue reading