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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Creativity vs. Reactivity

Last month, I had a surprising realization that reminded me there is still so much I don’t know that I don’t know. While on vacation…

The Discipline of Creativity

Ten years ago, when I first started writing regularly – for my book and my blog – I had to overcome a fear that I…

It’s Beach Body Time!

A few weeks ago, I stepped on the scale: 209 pounds. Whoa! Not good! I had not clocked in at that weight for several years.…

When Meetings Waste Your Time

Last week, I sat in on an executive team meeting. I was so bored! Interestingly, I was the only person in the room for whom…

Stop & Go

Over the last eight months, I’ve been writing periodically about character and leadership. Why is character so important in leaders? Because character is what leads…

One Cure For Busyness

In my last post, I wrote about the chronic problem of “I’m so busy” leadership. Thanks to all those of you who commented on and…

Leaders Who Are “So Busy”

Last week I was talking with a leader who opened our conversation by saying, “I am…just…so busy.” And he said it in a positive way.…

Matt Ryan’s Lesson for Leaders

The Falcons lost in a heartbreaker, but they fielded a great team for a great Super Bowl. Ron Farmer, Atlanta resident and President of Heartland…

When A Leader Has To Wait

The foundation under every leader is character – good or bad. This is the fourth in an occasional series for leaders who want to be…

Relaxed Strategizing

Two types of leaders are wrapping up this year. Some leaders are finishing 2016 in roughly the same place they started. They have been busy all…