Monthly Archive: March, 2010

Becoming an authentic leader

All leaders always change things. Thinking back over the times that I’ve initiated change, one important factor emerges. I change before I change others. Sometimes I changed from the outside in. Once, when… Continue reading

Honor opens the door to influence

While sitting in the reception area I wondered what Scott would be like. “Scott” is a business and community leader and the first LF subscriber I’ve met face to face. After a hand… Continue reading

6 expressions of affirmation

She cautiously joins the leadership circle, feeling a bit out of place.  The leadership team invited her to the meeting for, what I’ll call, an affirmation session. She knows why she’s there but… Continue reading

Community Update – 03/27/10

T H A N K   Y O U Seven weeks ago the first country code popped up on a Leadership Freak subscriber’s email address. It was UK for the United Kingdom. Two… Continue reading

Selfish coward or loyal supporter

“My boss threw me under the buss.” “I did most of the work but my boss took all of the credit.” “I couldn’t believe my ears when I heard my supervisor taking credit… Continue reading

Caring enough to be criticized

Seth Godin said, “If you care enough about the work to be criticized, you’ve learned enough today.” I’m applying Seth’s comments out of context and beyond his intent so don’t blame him for… Continue reading