Let’s be clear. Giving people choices is a good thing. Giving people a voice in creating those choices can be a great thing. In the face of dealing with choices, great leaders make 4 great choices.  Read this article to understand more about the concept.  Download the PDF (below) as it is perfect for printing,…

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“Leadership is first, and foremost, a communication activity.” – Hackman & Johnson We’ve all benefited from the communication efforts of great leaders. We’ve also suffered through the pains of poor communicators in leadership roles. I’ve found that great leaders regularly make five communication choices. I invite you to review each, assess how well you are…

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Regardless of the type of work you do and who is (or isn’t) on your team, the job of being a leader starts with you. This is why you should invest time to evaluate how well you are doing at the job of leading yourself and leading others. And, of equal importance, evaluating why you…

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This past Saturday was shaping up to be a perfect day. The weather was gorgeous. I took an early morning jog with my dog, followed by a walk with my wife. We then went out for a late breakfast and a bit of shopping in our neighborhood. It was delightful. After walking through a few…

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Perhaps it is time for you (for me) to stop fighting against that thing. Perhaps it is time to step back; revisit your approach, and to explore a new way. Allow the wisdom that you’ve gathered through proactive learning and experience to inform you of a new way forward. This doesn’t mean you give up…

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