Tag Archive: Vision

Seven Ways to Win by Dreaming Small

I often spend time with young leaders who have big dreams, but don’t know what to do next. You can aspire to change the world but until you change yourself, it’s a pipe… Continue reading

Four Ways to Become a One Word Organization

I’ve been practicing, “One Word,” for three years. It’s a fascinating practice that I learned from Jon Gordon, Dan Britton, and Jimmy Page. “Ask,” is my word for 2016. One word for organizations:… Continue reading

The Darkness of Dreams

Dreams are obsessions. There’s nothing casual about them. The darkness of dreams is: Misunderstanding who you are. Those who strive to be like others will feel disillusioned in their future. Authenticity builds the dream.… Continue reading

I’m Glad I didn’t Dream Big

I’m glad I didn’t dream big when it came to writing the Leadership Freak blog. I didn’t set out to write a popular leadership blog. I set out to be helpful to as many people… Continue reading

How to be Authoritative without being a Jerk

Fear only works when the big bad leader is present. The sigh of relief when jerk-leaders leave the room signals disengagement. The most effective leaders are authoritative, not authoritarian. Authoritative: Authority is permission… Continue reading

Work Backwards to Fulfill Dreams

A dream without expression is a liability. If you can’t grasp a bit of your dream today, it’s a nagging inconvenience. Big dreams that diminish the value of imperfect progress are burdens. Dreaming won’t make dreams… Continue reading