March 24, 2015

Ronald Reagan once said that his relationship with the Soviet Union was based on an old Russian maxim: Trust, but verify. This is also true for the operation of a successful & truly great team.

Great teams seek to UNDERSTAND and Trust themselves - but also expect and we...

March 20, 2015

Over the last twenty years I've worked with & in dozens (if not hundreds) of teams. Here's my Top 10 list of how & why Leaders lose their team...

  1. Say "I'll get back to you on that" ...... but never do.

  2. Micromanagement. Constant checking on what pe...

March 15, 2015

“If we aren’t willing to pay a price for our values, if we aren’t willing to make some sacrifices in order to realize them, then we should ask ourselves whether we truly believe them at all.” – Barack Obama

The Corporate world is full of "leaders" who espouse their valu...

March 13, 2015

Today has been the best day of my, so far. I know tomorrow will be better again - how could it not be?

I live in a wonderful nation. A fantastic city. A great suburb.

I have a pretty good home. I have an interesting job and earn enough money to make ends meet.

I'm blessed...

March 6, 2015

When Al Gore gave his concession speech on the night of the 13th of December 2000 he gave voice to the hope he foresaw in not becoming President of the United States of America:

" matter how hard the loss, defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and le...

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