Leadership is not a license to do less; it is a responsibility to do more. And that’s the trouble.
Leadership takes work. It takes time and energy. The effects are not always easily measured and they are not always immediate.
Leadership is always a commitment to human beings.”
– Simon Sinek – Leaders Eat Last
Our present situation requires leadership that puts people first. An Orlando official praised the Walt Disney Company for putting “people above profit” citing the closing of the Walt Disney World Resort. And while this is a billion dollar decision that can’t last forever, it does tell Disney employees that they matter above all else.
Perhaps this has happened to you. You meet a person and you instantly feel like you have known them for a long time. The new friendship flows as if it has always been there. When serial entrepreneur Tom Schwab introduced me to Dan Moyle, it began a flowing friendship. Tom said at the time of the […]
The Project Manager Institute of Champlain Valley in the Burlington Vermont area invited me to speak at their monthly gathering on May 3, 2017. This is a very passionate group and I was thrilled to address them on my subject of passion; leadership. In 2016, I was invited to speak at the annual Minnesota Newspaper […]
When you sit down with author, speaker and consultant, Dr. Jackie Freiberg it is a bit like sitting face to the wind on a fast-moving vessel. You can barely catch your breath as you take in the fresh air of ideas she brings to the table. This energy might be the reason the books Jackie […]