Following v. Leading Yourself

Following v. Leading Yourself

Curious observations, probing remarks and clever quotes often give me reason to pause. They challenge me to revisit certain perspectives and search for deeper wisdom to navigate through life with an eye toward better outcomes. The quote above from Robert F. Mager,...
The Power of Example

The Power of Example

The power of example is more critical than we know.  Example is so critical that when it fails to function adequately, status quo leadership is threatened and even destroyed. This past weekend, I was astounded by reports of popular uprisings around the world. Whether...
Compliments and Flattery

Compliments and Flattery

  When it comes to compliments and flattery, it’s easy to get the two confused. However, my latest podcast explores the difference between the two and makes a case for compliments. Compliments When I was growing up, I loved to compliment others. And I still...
The Wisdom of Hardships

The Wisdom of Hardships

Want to be a leader of extraordinary proportions and world changer for something better? Don’t limit yourself — and your potential — to a life of comfort, security and untested ease.    To illuminate a simple truism borne out by history, I’m employing the...