Monthly Archive: December, 2009

9 C’s

Lee Iacocca’s 9 C’s of Leadership from Where Have all the Leaders Gone. 1. A leader has to show CURIOSITY. He has to listen to people outside of the “Yes, sir” crowd in… Continue reading

Respect

Imagine a five year old struggling to tie their shoe. What’s your instinct?  You want to help, right? The best way to help is not to help. When parents jump in and help… Continue reading

Frustration or Inspiration

Leaders are leaders because they believe the present needs improvement.  They’re fanatics when it comes to their cause, political position, product, or objective. It’s frustrating when others don’t share your passion.  Employees aren’t… Continue reading

Busy?

There are three ways and only three to get more time. Stop doing something. Get someone else to do something. Become more efficient. Eliminate … Delegate … Accelerate ***** Can you think of… Continue reading

Positive talk

There is a school of leadership that believes you don’t thank people for what they are paid to do.  After all, they are being paid.  Here’s the problem with that approach. It takes… Continue reading

Blind spots

There’s a blind spot in your car’s mirror.  It’s the spot where mean drivers hide so they can blare the horn and scare you to death when you crowd into their lane.  Like mirrors… Continue reading