Leadership is the timeless practice of guiding others in pursuit of a goal, destination or desired outcome. At the most fundamental level, a leader is someone who motivates, inspires and guides others toward pre-established goals.

Don’t Be an Organizational Houdini

|January 25, 2013
Forced perspective is a photographic illusion generally used to make two or more objects seem to be a different size than their actual size. A classic example of this is when you

Treat Contractors Well

|January 22, 2013
They come in all shapes and sizes: needy ones, demanding ones, ones that know too much, ones that know too little, ones that don’t pay – most of us have experienced at

Always Play to Win

|August 25, 2011
For several years, teams in the SEC conference in NCAA football had adhered to a “war of attrition” game strategy: they called conservative plays and held on the ball for as long

Find Your Humble Rainmaker

|July 4, 2011
This post was inspired after I had a discussion with someone that I would call a “humble rainmaker”. I have only met a few people that I would say fall into this
Listening is for leaders

Listening is the Language of Leaders

|January 18, 2011
Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.” Bernard M. Baruch I want you to do a quick mental exercise. Think about your conversations