12 most engaging investments for a more rewarding return

What is your primary goal as a leader? Is it to advance your own career? If so, check the integrity of the wall your shaky ladder is leaning on. Self-promotion has no foundation and is often constructed of mere imagery. It has a tendency to crumble under pressure. (And then where are you? Looking up Read More

Intentionally the best

Sometimes the best way to see an issue clearly is to take it to its hypothetical extremes. The heightened contrast between them better illustrates the best and worst in a concept. At a recent seminar I attended, the facilitator asked the class for words and phrases that described our best and worst supervisors. Here’s how Read More

Live what you believe

Your mission, should you choose to accept, is to live the difference-making life of an effective leader. Your gallant acts in the workplace will be challenged by cynics, skeptics, scoffers and mockers. So what. Your bold morality is exactly what’s needed to lift the humdrum to the superb, the ordinary to extraordinary, and the dream Read More