Monthly Archive: May, 2011

The CEO of Deloitte Learns Respect from his Dad

You should respect Jim Quigley, the leader of the world’s largest professional services organization. Jim Quigley told me, however, that leadership is about giving respect. Jim said, “What I believe about leadership I… Continue reading

Seven ways to refill your emotional tank

Leaders feels the ebb and flow of emotion. Running on empty damages you, your organization, and those around you. Eventually you’ll do and say things you’ll regret. Monthly cycles, duties you hate, unexpected… Continue reading

You Never Reach Excellence

The first two articles I wrote after reading, “On Writing Well,” by William Zinsseer did not do well. I define “doing well” as the number of views along with the number of motivated… Continue reading

Public Speaking Tips from the CEO of Deloitte

James Quigley is global CEO of Deloitte, the largest private professional services firm on earth. Jim generously gave me 45 minutes on the phone. I asked Jim to share a personal weakness that… Continue reading

9 Questions that Create Connections

She was reading at two, a University of California sophomore at 17, and speaks eight languages. Pam Fox Rollin didn’t sound arrogant but I wondered if in her younger days she was –… Continue reading

Letting people see our Frailties

People that know me best compliment me least and people that know me least compliment me most. Some compliments aren’t sincere. They’re flattery. A compliment is flattery when it’s designed to manipulate us.… Continue reading