Why Leaders Ask

I recently witnessed a colleague turn in a poor performance. I remember thinking how difficult it would be to give him honest feedback on his performance but was instantly comforted by the fact that based on what I knew about him, he’d never ask. He’d prefer to either blame or rationalize his shortcomings or just…

Overcompensation

I’m not referring to Wall Street payouts, but to how society tends to respond to problems. Case in point: a laxity of regulation has resulted in a rush to over-regulate. Wall Street, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac sounded the alarm and now Washington pours water on a fire already out. The current trend is not…