Monthly Archive: August, 2010

How to Disagree

I had a young, new member of the leadership team I lead ask me, “What do you want me to do when I disagree with you?”  “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody… Continue reading

A Monday reminder

I was a catcher when I played Little League (LL). I knew the founder of Little League, Carl Stotz (Feb. 20, 1919 – June 4, 1992). I live in Williamsport, PA – the… Continue reading

Golden oldie-The window anger opens

Repost of the third Leadership Freak article. Anger exposes you Vein popping, face reddening, voice raising moments are potent opportunities for leaders.  I’m talking about that employee, son or daughter, neighbor, co-worker, boss,… Continue reading

Character based or behavior based leadership

On August 5th the Leadership Freak community generated a record number of comments when they answered the question, “What top three leadership qualities should every leader have?” Check out the post, “John Spence… Continue reading

Leaders lift others

Self-made is a myth. You and I stand on the shoulders of lifters. People that shaped us and helped us believe in something more. My personal list of lifters includes too many to name… Continue reading

Tough talk

The truth can be unsettling and disturbing. According to John Spence one of the four biggest leadership challenge executives face is talking about tough issues. Why don’t leaders talk about tough issues #1.… Continue reading