Do More with Less

There is a common theme that we are hearing from leaders as we begin 2023. “Do more with less.” Both certainty and uncertainty about the

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The Difficult People

Good morning! This morning, three items, starting with the most critical factor in healthy working relationships . . . Two weeks ago, I wrote you…

Leadership Essential #2: Leaders Elevate Others

Good morning! Three items for you this morning: a new Leadership Essential – one of those attributes that every good leader possesses; also, a follow-up…

Four Powerful Words for Leaders

Good morning! We are now halfway through summer. This reminds me to make every day (of summer) count! Rest. Enjoy. Be intentional. A couple of…

Leadership Essentials

Good Thursday morning! Summer is here! It’s a warm, humid morning in Charlottesville, Virginia. It’s even warmer and more humid in Fort Benning, Georgia, 90…

Selfish Leaders

I’m recovering from a recent case of overdrive. For most of last year, I was pushing myself through a perfect storm of demands: leading a…

Leading Next

Automobiles. Apartments. Laundromats. What do these “traditional” industries have in common? All three represent companies under leaders I know who are taking disruptive technologies seriously.…

Creativity vs. Reactivity Take Two

One leader responded to my last post on Creative vs Reactive  by telling me his own story of reacting in a way he wishes he…