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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 […]

Being an Intentional Neighbor: 5 Things I Learned from the Dream Campaign

Being an Intentional Neighbor: 5 Things I Learned from the Dream Campaign

Their refrigerator is covered with artwork, homework, drawings and special notes. Scattered about the house are toys, craft supplies, and evidence of completed and uncompleted school projects. The yard is not much different. Sports equipment, and more toys, are constant reminders of the kids. But the kids are not the Paddock’s biological kids. They’re neighborhood […]

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 […]

5 Lessons for Creatives from David Bowie’s Remarkably Prolific Journey

5 Lessons for Creatives from David Bowie’s Remarkably Prolific Journey

Today, I’m taking a break from leadership, learning, and personal stories of life to offer some encouragement to other creatives out there in light of the death of entertainment icon, artist, and fellow creative, David Bowie. In memoriam of David Robert Jones, aka David Bowie (1947-2016) The news of David Bowie’s death left an empty […]

5 Things Your Kids Will Always Remember about You

5 Things Your Kids Will Always Remember about You

Every moment is another chance to make a memory, and whether or not we realize it, we’re creating good or bad memories every day, while indifferent moments just fade away.  We all have regrets.  In reality, a number of woulda, coulda, shouldas, haunt us all, but there doesn’t have to be so many of those. […]

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