Monthly Archive: April, 2011

Supporting a new lead person

Image source Little League International headquarters is in the community where I live. Every year, the nonprofit organization I lead participates with Little League’s Kid’s Day. It’s held in the museum. Our volunteers… Continue reading

As One: Individual Action, Collective Power

Leadership is about productivity, people, and purpose; it’s about exceeding the impact of individuals by creating a “cohesive group of people working together effectively toward a common goal or purpose.” Remarkable results demand… Continue reading

Mehrdad comes of Age

It was 1975 when the Baghai family fled Iran seeking religious freedom in Toronto, Canada. Mehrdad, their 9 year old son, landed in an English speaking classroom having learned English grammar and vocabulary… Continue reading

How Manipulators Work

Image source Manipulation strategies Flattery: Flattery is an insincere compliment designed to manipulate you. People flatter you to get what they want from you. The connections created with flattery aren’t connections. They’re corruptions.… Continue reading

Opening Windows

Image source: Architectural Digest Wisdom is simple not complex. Yesterday, Lolly Daskal called me to discuss one of her upcoming initiatives. During our conversation the slippery topic of my own plans for the future… Continue reading

9 Ways to Help Others Make Decisions

Yogi Berra said, “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” Great leaders are decision makers. The down side of this is an ability to “know” what others should do;… Continue reading