EI or IQ? Feelings or Facts? Imagination or Intellect? Intuition or Information? Which is best? When is it best? The data indicate that emotion has an important role in leadership. (see what I did there?) Because we are human, we operate in both of these dimensions at the same time. We may be more inclined to one direction or the other … Continue reading Emotion and Reason in Leadership – Contrary or Complimentary?
I’ve been riding motorcycles for over 20 years. Before I purchased my first bike, I participated in a motorcycle safety course. Something I would recommend everyone to do before hitting the streets. During the two-day course, we rode small bikes through various obstacle courses and drills that we were required to pass successfully before progressing. … Continue reading The 5-Step Leadership Safety Course
We want to make better choices, Choices we don’t regret, Choices that serve our goals, Choices that earn our self-respect. Choices don’t wait ‘til we’re ready, They arrive just in time, Doors that open from the inside, Revealing our thoughts and intentions. Every choice will bend us, Like wind upon the trees, Shaping … Continue reading A Bridge to Better Choices
Many of the decisions we face are presented as either / or. This or that. Right or left. Please choose between the two evils and find the lesser. A quick assessment of the pros and cons should do the trick. This is what we are paid to do; we make decisions. Pressed for time and … Continue reading This, That or the Other Thing
“I had a glimpse into the life…the person I wanted to be and I was afraid I could never be that.” – Umberto Crenca, Founder AS220 This quote expressed in a powerful story I heard during BIF10, struck me deeply. In a moment of clarity and vision, Umberto saw what he was meant to do and … Continue reading Revisiting: A Glimpse Into a Life