Questions from the Real World: February, 2011
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I surfed the ‘net today looking for answers to this question:
“What is the toughest aspect of leadership?”
Not surprisingly, I found a lot of answers. Examples: (more…)
“My ego doesn’t get in the way.”
Know anyone who says that? Chances are their ego is the size of a small planet. They might genuinely believe they have no ego (which makes it worse), (more…)
Corporations are people. So says the United States Supreme Court. In the recent, hotly-debated Citizens United case, the Court ruled, as it has in the past, that corporations have the same rights of free speech as American citizens – (more…)
In a school district in New York, the power of trust – and the menace of mistrust – were demonstrated in an ironic way some years ago.
Until that time, administrators took time off (more…)
I write this under the strain of frustration, anger, and sadness. Someone very close to me – and all her staff – are suffering deeply from the short-sighted, fear-based actions of bad bosses.
Beware the invoking of “the chain of command.” (more…)
Ever work for a bad boss? You know how badly your team can suffer. Morale, productivity, initiative – down the tubes.
Ever work for a great boss? You know how your team (more…)
I’ve been reading a book called Brain Rules by John Medina, and I heartily recommend it to … well, everyone.
This book helps you understand (more…)
If you’re perfect, disregard this.
All leaders have “growing edges.” That’s a euphemism for personal challenges. Which in turn is a euphemism for shortcomings, deficiencies, weaknesses, failings, limitations, flaws, or (more…)