Tick Tock

Tick Tock

Earlier this week I was at the doctor’s office and was asked if I wanted to schedule appointments through the end of the year. I found myself stunned. The end of the year, how can that be? Didn’t it just become 2015? Yes, friends – it is the final quarter of 2015. The...
Stand Up Leadership

Stand Up Leadership

In the eighties and nineties, if you wanted to have your own sitcom, it was easy. Simply go on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson (Jay Leno’s predecessor). If Johnny let you on, then you were on your way.   If you wanted to get an agent overnight, get Johnny to...
The War of Art (and Leadership)

The War of Art (and Leadership)

“In the hierarchy, the artist looks up and down. The one place he can’t look is that place he must: within.” – Steven Pressfield, The War of Art On the way to creating understanding the artist needs to get to the work of creation, Pressfield...
Whole Mistakes

Whole Mistakes

Sometimes leaders make mistakes as a result of their direct or indirect action.  Ideally when mistakes occur, a trusted leader uses them to build and reinforce trust, as trust is the currency on which leadership operates. Take the example that happened within the last...