One of my clients is Kiewit (large construction and mining) which is this year celebrating its 125th anniversary. Peter Kiewit, who provided legendary leadership in growing the company, used the phrase “pleased but never satisfied.” I’ve embraced a similar philosophy I call “positive discontent.” Be positive about what you’ve accomplished but don’t become content. Keep…
He made a mistake. He is truly great athlete, and he is fully human. Greatness does not equal perfection. We keep forgetting that. I’m not condoning his actions. The fact is that lots of people his age–and some much older–take a hit off a bong. Most of us would agree that is wrong behavior. I…
What do leaders do when they aren’t sure what’s going on? They stay agile.
Here’s how to treat your predecessor when you become a leader.
Ideas are the ultimate resource
Do a lot of what creates greatness.
Are you too busy for your own good? Maybe you just need to get some more space.
What would a great person do?
Socrates has advice for us moderns
It has been said that some people change when they see the light while others only change when they feel the heat. What kind of person are you?