Category Archive: Author

How to Work Together Without Killing Each Other

Leaders say, “Lets build the plane in the air.” It’s not about charts and hierarchy. Managers simplify complexity and deliver consistent results. “Let’s make a plan.” You need the people who irritate you… Continue reading

11 Ways to Rise from Front-line to Top Leadership

Ron Wallace began his career at UPS as a driver and ended it as President of UPS International. I asked Ron how a person rises from driver to President. 11 ways to rise from… Continue reading

A Retired President of UPS International on How to Bend the Rules

Highly successful leaders bend and break rules. The gray areas make or break you. The art of leadership happens outside the lines. Staying within the rules is safe and easy.  “Not all rules apply… Continue reading

Winning Well with Karin Hurt and David Dye

It’s one thing to win. It’s another to win well. Winning well is: Showing up to serve. The solution to many leadership and management issues is showing up to serve. Delivering results through… Continue reading

5 Practices of Go-Giver Leaders

Begin every interaction by asking yourself, “How might I give, rather than how can I take?” Teams build protective barriers against taking-leaders, but giving-leaders connect. 5 practices of Go-Giver Leaders*: Don’t get it… Continue reading

Authenticity is at Least Four Things

This post is inspired by my conversation with Karissa Thacker author of, The Art of Authenticity. Authenticity is not one thing. It is at least four. #1. Selves-Awareness: Know who you are. Self-awareness… Continue reading