Change

No One Told Me How Leadership Would Change Me

Check your bookshelf. Got any books that discuss how leadership will change you? Me neither. How’s this for a title? “Leadership, if it Doesn’t Kill You it Will Make You Stronger” I didn’t wake up one day and decide, “you know what, I think I’ll try this leadership thing, I hear it’s really good for Continue reading No One Told Me How Leadership Would Change Me

Monday Meditations 4 – The Danger of Denial

“If anyone can show me, and prove to me, that I am wrong in thought or deed, I will gladly change. I seek the truth, which never yet hurt anybody. It is only persistence in self-delusion and ignorance which does harm.” – Marcus Aurelius When I read this passage in “Meditations” I grabbed my pen Continue reading Monday Meditations 4 – The Danger of Denial

Breaking the Illusion of Change

We know this isn’t working. The signals are clear. So… We talk about change. Worry about change. Argue about change. LearnĀ about change. Plan to change. Soon. Yet, months, even years pass with no real change. We beat our chests and pound on conference room tables. So much activity and so little progress. “…full of sound Continue reading Breaking the Illusion of Change

A Moving Story

No, not a story that moves you. I mean literally, moving. Like packing all your stuff and moving to a new house. Then unpacking all your stuff. And wondering why you have so much stuff. That’s what I’ve been doing for the last week and why I didn’t get anything written lately. When I told Continue reading A Moving Story

A Short Leadership Lesson from Nature

Fall gives way to winter. The trees aren’t upset for having lost their leaves. Sending them off in a blaze of glory. Winter begins a new journey. The birds don’t complain about the trip. Soaring away with a song. Nature has much to teach us about leadership. Good days give way to difficulty. Relationships thrive Continue reading A Short Leadership Lesson from Nature