Category Archives: Leadership

Quick summaries of practices to increase leadership capacity and capabilities.

MLK Day – it is a peoples’ holiday.

I made my cake different colors because as people we’re each made up of different layers. ~Annika Coffman, 12-year-old contestant on Kids Baking Championship During the very frigid last week of the year, I watched baking shows on the Food Network. … Continue reading

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It’s 2018, how will you lean into the future?

Writing a plan is 10% of strategic planning. It’s about getting people to “lean into the future.” ~Kathryn Scanland & Doug McMillon (CEO of Walmart) Several years ago I came across a quote about publishing a book: “Writing a book … Continue reading

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Are your 2018 goals artificial?

Don’t set artificial goals for yourself. ~Jim Parker (former CEO of Southwest Airlines) via Dan Rockwell I follow other bloggers and this week I really resonated with Dan Rockwell’s (leadershipfreak.blog) thoughts about goals. So much so, I thought it was … Continue reading

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Visions of “more” danced in their leaders’ heads.

Twas the week before Christmas and all through the office Executives were counting their profits and losses. The finances were posted on the intranet with care, In hopes that bonuses soon would be there. The bosses were nestled all snug … Continue reading

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Leaders guard against the enemy of experience.

In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.  ~Jean Paul Getty Another year will soon be added to your years of experience on your resume. As we embark on 2018, it might be helpful to consider how … Continue reading

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