Creating the perception of being a thought leader is a lot easier than doing the hard work to be a thought leader. If you’re up to the challenge, here are eight difficult steps.
“Firsters”–those first time employees after graduation–offer challenges and opportunities. Here are some ideas to help make the most of those new hire relationships and pave the way for future success.
When adults attack others online, is it any wonder some kids become cyber bullies?
Aon reserach sites new challenges for leaders. Fortunately the principles of good leadership don’t change. Learn how to apply timeless truths in new ways to meet the challenges you face.
Recently an Amazon reviewer said that my 112-page book The Fred Factor was about being thoughtful and nice and ended with a dismissive “so I just saved you the time and money of reading it.” Gee, thanks. In the same spirit of public service inspired by my Amazon reviewer, I thought I’d take on a…
The problem most leaders face isn’t being more decisive–it is being informed enough to make a decision. They waffle because they don’t understand the problem or situation, haven’t framed it well or haven’t thoroughly considered the options for addressing it. Here’s what to do when facing a problem or decision: First, define it. Unclear problems…
Do you see life as a series of obligations to be me, or as full of opportunities to be enjoyed? The people who change the world around them rarely act from a sense of obligation. In fact, the most effective leaders act from a sense of incredible opportunity. For them, life and business are not…
Are you leading or just managing? Here are nine differences between managers and leaders.
The author confessions to a major grocery store transgression and the berating he got from the cashier.
Here is a bonus summary of the daily disciplines from Up, Down or Sideways: How to Succeed When Times are Good, Bad or In Between by Mark Sanborn.