There are many "leadership strategies" out there and many books or articles (like this one) about this topic. Personally, I like to read as many of them as I can because I think there is something to be learned from all of them. There is one leadership strategy, however, which I have heard many times... Continue Reading →
As I mentioned in my post The Three Books Every Aspiring Leader Should Read, Stephen Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is one of the foundational books all leaders should read. One of the topics discussed in the book is the emotional bank account. When I first read about this topic, it was nothing that... Continue Reading →
I️ like reading new books or articles about leadership and what people think are the key characteristics of a great leader, but there are three books that I️ always fall back on because nothing else compares to them. These books cover the fundamental aspects of leadership that the rest of the books and articles can... Continue Reading →
In the third part of my six part series, I am reviewing what it means to be a "dot connector" and why I think it is foundational to leading and being a part of an effective team. As I did in my previous posts, I will first go through the part of the email I sent... Continue Reading →
As I mentioned in my blog post last week, I am posting a series of self-reflection posts where I reflect back on six different "Words of wisdom" concepts I left my former team with when I departed. In part two of my six part series, we will look at what it means to take ownership.... Continue Reading →
Six months ago I made a big life decision - I left a job that I had worked really hard to get to. I left a company were I spent years to build my reputation and develop a network that enabled my success. I left for two reasons, but most people were only aware of... Continue Reading →
I recently came across the article "An Email From Elon Musk Reveals Why Managers are Always a Bad Idea" and it hit on some things that I am very passionate about, but I think it left out a different, but important, way of looking at the problem. The good news is that this article probably did what it was intended to do and that is, get me thinking. I hope my approach makes you think too, so please share your thoughts.