The Words You Leave Behind

Does it resemble the person you wish to be? After you leave. They linger. What impression in the minds of others? Where they swirl about turning into stories. Informing decisions.   If we could follow your words, Where would they lead us? If words are energy, Do yours empower? Or consume. If words are influence, Continue reading The Words You Leave Behind

See What You’ve Been Missing

When did you last make time to observe? To get out of your workspace and give your attention to the daily activities in your organization. Notice I did not say analyze, diagnose, fix or monitor. Has it even crossed your mind? You have data. You have intuition. You have information. You have so much to do. Continue reading See What You’ve Been Missing

Why Should I Follow You?

“The led must not be compelled; they must be able to choose their own leader.” – Albert Einstein What if you aren’t really leading anyone? Before you get too defensive, I also asked myself this question. When I did, it occurred to me that I might be a just little bit delusional. I thought of Continue reading Why Should I Follow You?

The Post-It Note that Made Me a Better Leader

Lots of people put Post-It notes on their monitor to remind them of important stuff.  Mostly passwords they can’t remember. I only have one. It has two words written on it in black ink. “WAKE  UP”. Your first thought might be that I have a problem with nodding off during mind-numbing conference calls, (I sometimes Continue reading The Post-It Note that Made Me a Better Leader

The Cursor

“Forever is composed of nows.” ― Emily Dickinson Staring at the cursor on this blank page. I’m sure I look at it a hundred times a day. But today it looks somehow different. Is it asking me a question?   It reminds me of a heartbeat, Or a ticking clock. A pulsing instigator, Urging me Continue reading The Cursor