Tag Archive: Leadership Development

A “Z” word for leaders – Zone

I was the captain of my High School basketball team.  My claim to fame as a High School basketball player is our team played in the State Tournament. The image is the set-up… Continue reading

The “V” word for leaders – Vacuum

***** Nature abhors a vacuum. My own leadership journey has taken me from a passive leader to an active leader. Passive leaders only have titles. They aren’t leading. Organizations do better when the… Continue reading

“T” is for Timid

(This is the “T” installment of the series, “Alphabet for Leaders.”) You don’t have to be charismatic to be a great leader. Needing the spotlight hinders rather than helps leadership success. However… Leaders… Continue reading

Developing other leaders

Thinking back on my past I can identify people who developed my potential and skill. It’s a pleasure to think back on their positive influence in my life. First of all, leadership development… Continue reading

“L” words for leaders: Leverage, learning, lifting, and letting go

Some conversations leave lasting impressions and this one did. He is a rising star in one of the largest companies in the world. His work has caught the attention of those in the… Continue reading

The “H” word for leaders – History

***** “There are defeats more triumphant than victories.”  Michel de Montaigne Personally, my past failures are far more useful and productive than my past successes. Of course, we shouldn’t seek to fail. However,… Continue reading