leadership

26 Personal Vision Questions

26 questions on personal vision

Having a vision for our lives allows us to put our personal power behind how we spend our time, the work we do and ultimately the level of satisfaction we have in our lives. A vision gives you a path to follow and the emotional resolution to follow it. When you are operating with a […]

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How Do You Know You’re Not Producing Crap?

Posted on August 31, 2016

What would you do if you found out that your best practices had become your worst practices? Would you stop doing them? Most of us would probably say yes, but its not that easy is it? If we could stop when we recognized that something was a bad idea, then we would have far fewer smokers, […]

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How To Be A Charismatic Leader

Posted on August 10, 2016

We have such a laundry list of things we consider important to effective leadership that I often wonder if a leader could exist who met even half of the requirements. We want leaders who are brilliant, multi-talented, visionary, creative, insightful and the list goes on. The job gets harder still when we start to pull […]

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Does Being A Lefty Or A Righty Make You A Better Boss?

Posted on June 4, 2013

Are you a right brain thinker or do you use your left brain? Which do you think makes you a better leader? My book club is currently reading Daniel H. Pink’s book, “A Whole New Mind”.  The book explores the strengths and skills of leadership from the perspective of left and right brain skills. It […]

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The Fastest Way to a Politician’s Heart is Through a Camera Lens

Posted on April 9, 2013

If politics were for wallflowers, government buildings would look like bungalows and politicians wouldn’t need to give speeches.  So for the sake of simplicity let’s start from an understanding that politicians expect to be seen and heard.  They would like it to happen at their convenience and on their issues, but they will adopt an […]

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Four Tips for Knowing if You’re on a Good Work Team

How do you know if you’re part of a good work team? I’ve been having lots of wonderful and intriguing discussions with friends of mine about teams. With my soccer team, about why we like each other enough to hang out when we don’t have to.  With my friend Ann Max, who coaches corporate teams […]

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