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I have never really liked the term performance management. It sounds so cookie cutter and boxy.  And the term makes it feel like there is more of a focus on management rather than leadership. The label performance management instills anxiety in employees and leaders alike. It creates strong feelings and opinions and in general just […] Read More

be humble, humble leadership, arrogant leaders, humble leaders

There is something to learn from everything and everybody and those leaders who learn the most are those who are humble enough to learn from what others believe there is little to learn from. Unfortunately, many of us never learn everything we can learn because we overestimate what we believe we already know. You might have […] Read More

Unique team gifts, diverse team perspective, diverse teams, diverse teammates

As a leader and/or a teammate, you bring a uniqueness to your team. You bring a unique set of gifts and talents that no one else on the team brings. You bring a unique set of perspectives that no one else has heard. You bring a unique history and group of experiences that no one […] Read More

Leadership Risks, Fear of Failure, CEO

In his book Winners Never Cheat, Jon H Huntsman references a 2004 survey that found that three in five senior leaders in Fortune 1,000 companies had no desire to become CEO. That is a lot of top leadership turning away what many would consider the most coveted position in a top company. Why? The reason […] Read More

leader reflecting on what good he has done, leader pondering the good he has done

I remember a leader I really admired years ago who said there are days when in quiet reflection he would ask himself… “I wonder if I have really done any good?” I was surprised that this leader would ask this question—of course he had! He had done a lot of good, and I could easily […] Read More