Tag Archive | leadership

“I Love You and I’m Proud of You”…Thanks Dad.

“I Love You and I’m Proud of You”…Thanks Dad.

I remember my first college course.  I had worked two jobs throughout high school and so I had decided to attend community college and continue working. For the first semester I’d attend a local branch campus not far from our house.  The satellite campus as we called it, was located in an old lumber yard.  […]

Caution: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Calling Yourself a Leader

Caution: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Calling Yourself a Leader

There’s no shortage of people calling themselves leaders today.  Search Amazon and you’ll find thousands or millions of books on leadership-related topics.  Google the word, and there are tons of websites. Hashtag the term in your Twitter search box and you’ll find scores of profiles. There’s nothing wrong with being a leader or claiming the […]

Best Used By: Has Your Career Met Its Shelf Life?

Best Used By: Has Your Career Met Its Shelf Life?

I read an article that resonated with me last year written by my friend Paul Sohn, author of Quarter-Life Calling, a book aimed primarily at millennials.  Strangely, I’ve found that I relate to millennials in lots of ways, and refuse to accept my age, especially now that I am closer to meeting my half-life.  I […]

Wanna Be a Super Leader? Use Your Own Original Powers & Wear Your Own Super Suit

Wanna Be a Super Leader? Use Your Own Original Powers & Wear Your Own Super Suit

The resurgence and spectacular reception of comic superhero movies in the last few years has brought about familiar arguments.  Which is the better franchise DC Comics or Marvel, and who’s copying whom?  I’ve seen tons of articles pointing out the similarities in DC and Marvel characters.  Some heroes have strong resemblances in their backgrounds and […]

Where Guilt Comes From and What Leaders Can Do about It

Where Guilt Comes From and What Leaders Can Do about It

For entrepreneurs, creators, writers, parents, and others who wear many hats or share multiple responsibilities, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed or frustrated with guilt about everything that needs to be done or should be done. On one hand, family or personal responsibilities pull us. On the other hand, many of us with day jobs have […]

Success in Nebraska!

Success in Nebraska!

Hi Folks, I’m fresh off a week long event speaking in Nebraska. I had a fantastic time presenting on Leadership Integrity, and Leaving a Legacy of Trust. This particular booking was for a university’s faculty development week and the overall theme was “Unlocking the Leader Within”.  Each speaking engagement was broken into groups of university […]

5 Reasons Leaders Are There For Others, Even When They Can’t Be For Themselves

5 Reasons Leaders Are There For Others, Even When They Can’t Be For Themselves

This week’s guest post author is my good friend Sean Ackerman from You Leading You. As leaders in our worlds, both personal an professional, there are times when we are in moments of weakness, that the strength that others look at are compromised by the circumstances that we are in. True leaders see past those […]

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