Tag Archive: Leadership

Too much honor?

I’ve heard concern that too much honor may de-motivate volunteers and employees.  If you give people too much praise they’ll lose passion and get fat and lazy. They’ll settle into the notion your organization… Continue reading

Top three mistakes leaders make

The positive value of making mistakes. Mistakes indicate you are trying new things. Einstein put it this way, “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Furthermore, embracing our… Continue reading

What not how

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” Peter F. Drucker “Doing the right things,” means leaders determine, clarify, and communicate what is done. The other day I had a… Continue reading


Announcement: This Wednesday, August 11, 2010 I’m reviewing “Awesomely Simple” and the author John Spence is giving away three signed copies. Last week I began the process of delegating an internal marketing project.… Continue reading

John Spence on Life and Leadership, Pt. 2

Thanks to everyone who left their personal top 3 leadership qualities on yesterday’s post. You generated a record number of comments for Leadership Freak. Click here for part 1. Next Wednesday, Aug. 11,… Continue reading

“W” words for leaders

This is the “W” installment in the series “Alphabet for Leaders.” I thought I’d break the pattern with this one. Here’s a list of “W” words followed by the first thing that popped… Continue reading