Archive for April, 2013

  • strikeout

    What To Do When Your People – You Among Them – Screw Up

    Friends, What if you screwed up a lot? Made judgment calls that didn’t work.  Relied confidently on past experience only to find out that there were different variables at play this time.  What if your people messed up a lot, like missed their goal 70% […]

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  • Podium

    If You Want to Empower then Make the Medium the Message

    Friends, On Wednesday, I had one of the most fun times I have ever had presenting to a group. Nate Butki invited me to speak on a panel in L.A. at the Great Places to Work Conference. If you’re not familiar with them, they’re the […]

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    Share your thoughts!

    Dear Friends, There will be no “Reading for Leading” from me today. I encourage you, however, to hit the Comments button below should you wish to share any succinct thoughts you have that might help other readers to . . . Lead with your best […]

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  • resistance

    If You Want to Lead Get Ready for This!

    Friends, Think about a time when change was foisted upon you. How did you feel, and how did you find yourself reacting to the one who brought the change? Got it in your head? I asked my students last week to share in one-on-one conversations […]

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    How Do You Model the Way – Check out the new Pope!

    Friends, Have you been watching the new Pope? Like all great leaders — would that be YOU??? — he demonstrates a powerful sense of symbols to  model a way for others.  His actions remind me of the line attributed to the awesome spiritual leader, Mahatma […]

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