Leaders: Are We Talking *TO* Our People?

On a local public radio broadcast, the host and her guests were discussing a high speed railway option that had been taken off the table in order to focus on more efficiently designed roads, car services and bus systems. This decision was made, in part, due to...
What do Christmas Magic and Leadership Magic Have in Common?

What do Christmas Magic and Leadership Magic Have in Common?

I love the quote featured above. As I sit here with my Christmas tree lights on thinking about the many joys of Christmas, I know it’s the quiet moments that are most meaningful. The ones you feel, know and believe. Not only does this quote describe the magic of...

6 Leadership Lessons From Rudolph

I originally wrote this post for Linked 2 Leadership and shared it with my team in December 2010. It must ring true as it has been used by several other companies for holiday and leadership inspiration. A member of my leadership team even framed it as a wonderful gift...
Rumor? Gossip? What’s the Difference?

Rumor? Gossip? What’s the Difference?

  Leaders often have to deal with rumor and gossip in the workplace. It’s important to understand the difference so the response is appropriate. Is it a rumor or is it gossip? Rumors are usually based in fact. However, when the facts are incomplete or are poorly...

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. -William Arthur Ward

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